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Doctor insights on: Disorders Of Sexual Maturation

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Issues with lack of pleasure during sex?

Issues with lack of pleasure during sex?

Which?: It is ok to be shy. The psychiatrist with whom you make an app't. Will be very understanding. Yes, I do think this is a good place to start. And when? Good, you deserve it. ...Read more

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During puberty what are the functions of testosterone vs dihydrotestosterone? Which has greater influence on sexual development, facial hair & voice?

During puberty what are the functions of testosterone vs dihydrotestosterone? Which has greater influence on sexual development, facial hair & voice?

DHT: Dht has all the masculizing effects from hormones you asked about. Testosterone on its own is anabolic and good to build muscle and wellness effects on your psyche. Dht has all the bad effects. Testosterone converts into dht. ...Read more

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What's the outcome of female sexual dysfunction?

What's the outcome of female sexual dysfunction?

Relationship failure: Female sexual dysfunction can be treated if a physical cause is determined by a gyn. If it is a psychological issue then psychotherapy is also helpful. Sexual expression is a barometer of the status and overall quality of a relationship and its' communication between the individuals. Relationship failures often ensue if not treated. ...Read more

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Are people with chromosome disorders & abnormal syndromes capable of reproduction, breastfeeding, and ejaculating?

Are people with chromosome disorders & abnormal syndromes capable of reproduction, breastfeeding, and ejaculating?

Varies with problem: In trisomy 21, the females are fertile but the males are not. The females that carry fragile X are generally fertile and pass the disorder to some of their male offspring who will not be fertile as adults. There are thousands of syndromes, the specifics of which are beyond the space allowed here for answers. ...Read more

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What factors influence the riskiness of someone's sexual behavior?

What factors influence the riskiness of someone's sexual behavior?

Personality,intoxica: tion, maturity, family-or-origin training, past experiences--all can weigh in. My general training suggests that immaturity may be the biggest risk, followed by impulsivity. ...Read more

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Does having sex increase the process of puberty?

Does having sex increase the process of puberty?

No: If you mean increasing the speed of maturity, noand if you are considering sexual activity during puberty, consider the possible risks of pregnancy, infection and trauma.Very carefully. ...Read more

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What sort of disorder is female sexual dysfunction?

What sort of disorder is female sexual dysfunction?

A very complex one: Fsd is a condition that is difficult to assess and even define. It can be due to one or many interacting causes. Treatment often involves mulltiple approaches including education, counseling, occasionally medication, etc. ...Read more

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What are the secondary sex characteristics that males obtain during puberty?

What are the secondary sex characteristics that males obtain during puberty?

Maturation: The first sign if puberty in boys is testicular enlargement. Either before or after this starts, boys will develop pubic and underarm hair, body odor, and acne. Penile enlargement, voice changes, and facial hair usually ensue as the testes get larger. Pubertal boys eat and grow a lot as they put on more bone and muscle weight also. ...Read more

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What potential underlying emotional factors typically manifest in males with herpes?

What potential underlying emotional factors typically manifest in males with herpes?

Nothing specific: A man with herpes might being upset about having it, and night be concerned about spreading it to partners. I'm not aware of any other specific emotional manifestations. ...Read more

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What are the types of sexual dysfunction in perimenopausal women?

What are the types of sexual dysfunction in perimenopausal women?

Loss of desire is mo: The most frequent dysfunctions would involve loss of sexual desire, and reduced lubrication. ...Read more

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Can having excessive vaginal penetration compromise the females ability to reach orgasm through that type of sexual interaction?

Can having excessive vaginal penetration compromise the females ability to reach orgasm through that type of sexual interaction?

Female Sexuality: First, unfortunately, what you mean by 'excessive vaginal penetration" is very ambiguous. But in general intercourse does not compromise or harm or have any health effect on the ability to orgasm. Many females do not orgasm with penetration and find they have to manipulate the clitoris during intercourse for orgasm. I often refer a book to my female patients: "our bodies our selves". ...Read more

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Does the media's portrayal of physical perfection affect girls > women?

Does the media's portrayal of physical perfection affect girls > women?

Media image: Yes it does. Remember most of the media outlets are run by males - they want and fantasize the "perfect women" hence images you see ie in magazines, tv etc.. Are those of their perception of the perfect woman. This ultimately trickles down to the young who try to strive to look like some of those depicted "perfect women" as their idol. ...Read more

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Can the usage of social media contribute to mental disorders or are these mental disorders already present before usage of social media?

Can the usage of social media contribute to mental disorders or are these mental disorders already present before usage of social media?

We are living in a: "Brave New World" with both amazing opportunities and dangers. Social media, like social interactions can be assets enhancing lives and improving mental health or deficits contributing to and increasing mental disorders. On one hand anonymousness and lack of oversight of social media can lead to bullying and abuse. When used for social good, it can lead to wonderful encounters and accomplishments. ...Read more

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