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A behavioral method: Desenitization actually is used in a variety of settings. In mental health, it refers to the graded exposure to a feared activity or object, e.g., snakes or spiders. Usually, relaxation techniques are part of the process. Then, starting perhaps with just visualizing the feared object, the person gradually increases exposure until it becomes "routine." well studied and can be highly effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Decrease sensitivity: Desensitization is a method to decrease a negative reaction in the body, often used to decrease allergies. Allergy shots expose patients to the proteins that cause their symptoms in a gradual way until the body becomes accustomed to that exposure. Systemic desensitization is body-wide (like shots); occasionally local desensitization works well (like intranasal desensitization with allergies). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can: People should not do anything to the exclusion of other activities. If you watch violent videos, you should be over 18 and limit the amount of time you participate in this activity. Those with trauma histories may be harmed more by violent videos than those without trauma histories. If violent videos upset you or give you nightmares, or other symptoms, see a psychiatrist or psychologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please clarify.: From what I know of desensitization, it is a form of therapy for allergies that is supposed to make people less sensitive to things they are allergic to, like chocolate. They are exposed to a small amount, which gives a reaction, which, over time, gets less. It has been done for a long time with decent results, but is not employed as much as it once was. ...Read more
See a Psychiatrist:
You may need a full assessment to better understand the high frequency of this behavior and what drives you to engage in it so frequently;
A comprehensive assessment by a psychiatrist may help; ...Read more
Immunotherapy: The simple answer is allergy immunotherapy. This is typically done for airborne allergens or bees and is the process by which giving the patient back increasing doses of the allergen (s) they will have less and less symptoms. Allergy vaccine therapy is not a cure but can induce long term modifications in the immune system so that the targeted allergens clinically cause less problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
90%: I tell my patients 30% have dramatic improvement, 30% good results & 30% fair results. 10% don't improve. Better results occur when the patient is younger and doesn't have asthma and when fewer allergies are present. Success depends also on the commitment of the patient and the family and the expertise of the allergy office and staff. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you desensitize your clitorous from excessive vibrator use?? If so how do you make it more sensitive again??
Possibly can: Try giving it a break for a couple of weeks, and sensation will likely reurn to normal. Good luck. ...Read more
What happens if someone is allergic to a medicine they need to be taking... Can. They be desensitized to it so they can take it?
Yes can be done: Allergic reaction (to any thing) is complex process, several factors & different mechanisms are involved. Allergy - like penicillin which will give anaphylatic shock (and death) is caused by type-i mast cell / ige reaction, is being done for certain drugs, by specialized centers (or offices), and is not a routine procedure. ...Read more
No: This is a normal result of contact lens wear. ...Read more
4-5 years: Typically allergy vaccine therapy is 4-5 years in duration. There are some individuals who will continue longer. These individuals will have tried to stop ait but still have symptoms or symptoms worsen of therapy and do better on ait. ...Read more
Possible: Try giving it a break for a couple of weeks, and sensation will likely reurn to normal. Good luck. ...Read more
Fix phobias fast?: Depends on the type of phobia, strength of the phobia, duration and frequency. Some phobias respond to a technique called flooding that can have quick results. Most phobias require at least some level of classical conditioning which means time to desensitize the phobia. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Desensitization: Yes, you can take your medsGet a more detailed answer ›
If I use a vibrator on my clitoris, will that desensitize it and make manual stimulation not as pleasurable?
No it will not: No it will not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Maybe not needed: If your eyes are desensitized from contact wear, that may help in the comfort of the lenses. Are you having difficulty with the lenses due to the lack of sensation such as more infections? If you want to restore the sensitivity, then stop wearing the lenses for a few days and the normal sensation should be restored. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer