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Can constant handwashing cause skin breakdown? I have OCD.

Can constant handwashing cause skin breakdown? I have OCD.

Yes: Yes, too frequent hand washing can deplete the skin of the natural oils and lead to breakdown. You need to get help for your OCD! Good luck! ...Read more

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Would crying excessively cause a breakdown?

Would crying excessively cause a breakdown?

Crying is a symptom.: Crying excessively won't cause a 'nervous breakdown', but it could be a symptom of a 'nervous breakdown'. If there is no underlying reason (i.e., loss of a loved one) for the crying, it's best to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause a nervous breakdown?

What could cause a nervous breakdown?

Nervous breakdown: I'm not sure what you mean exactly, except its psychological and its a problem for you. See your doctor so you can give more details/specifics. Psychotherapy can be very helpful for common causes of stress and anxiety. Other treatments are available if the problem is more severe. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is there risk of skin breakdown for someone in nursing home sitting in pullup pants all day?

Is there risk of skin breakdown for someone in nursing home sitting in pullup pants all day?

Skin irritation: By all means an incontinent patient who may is not changed as often as he/she should be and is not moved has a high likelihood for skin redness or open sores if the site is not attended. ...Read more

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ETG test: Is there a list of pers. care ingredients that cause/yield incidental exposure to alcohol or its breakdown products? Is Phenoxyethanol one?

ETG test: Is there a list of pers. care ingredients  that cause/yield incidental exposure to alcohol or its breakdown products? Is Phenoxyethanol one?

Don't know of a list: but phenoxyethanol would not be on it in any case. Ethanol is NOT absorbed through intact skin, and in this product, the ethanol is complexed with a benzene ring that does not allow it to become free. Only alcohol containing mouthwashes that are swallowed, and skin sanitizers that are inhaled can cause positive ETGs. If a sensible cut-off (250-500 ng/ml) is used, this eliminates most of them. ...Read more

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What can cause tolerance breakdown of insulin dependent diabetes mellitus?

What can cause tolerance breakdown of insulin dependent diabetes mellitus?

Tolerance breakdown?: Not sure what you are referring to, "tolerance breakdown." ? Could you restate the question? If you are referring to an increase in Insulin requirements, this can occur in response to growth (child to adult), dietary changes, stress, weight gain. ...Read more

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What causes an infection and breakdown of vaginal / perennial repair following a vaginal delivery?

What causes an infection and breakdown of vaginal / perennial repair following a vaginal delivery?

Several: The most common culprit of this type of infection is skin bacteria already present on the vulva. Vaginal bacteria can also play a role. Blood flow from resolution of the placental site contribute "food" to bacteria. Bacteria from the rectum may also contribute. There is one serious infection that can occur in this situation so vigilance & close monitoring by you & your doctor is important. ...Read more

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If I don't give in to OCD compulsion will I go crazy and have mental breakdown cause it sure feels like it will happen ?

 If I don't give in to OCD compulsion will I go crazy and have mental breakdown cause it sure feels like it will happen ?

No: but you are likely to feel anxious and tense until you do - that is why getting treatment is so important. ...Read more

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Migraine effects my vision, ability to process thoughts and hard time communicating for 30 - 60 min. can these also cause emotional breakdown?

Migraine effects my vision, ability to process thoughts and hard time communicating for 30 - 60 min. can these also cause emotional breakdown?

These are common: Symptoms of migraines. If they subside in an hour, I doubt that you are having an emotional breakdown. You can learn self hypnosis to reduce pain of migraines and help reduce stress associated to them. Let me know if you have any additional questions about this. ...Read more