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Does Treatment For Sex Addicts Always Work
Sex Addiction?: Not everyone considers "sex addiction" a useful diagnosis, in the first place. Read Dr. Marty Klein's thoughtful perspective on it: http://www.martyklein.com/why-sexual-addiction-is-not-a-useful-diagnosis-and-why-it-matters/ Suggest consulting w/ a sex-positive therapist to understand concerns you may have about yourself (or other person) in relation to compulsive sexual behavior. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Married. Husband treated for chylmadia. Took meds but still positive for chylmadia. If second treatment doesn't work what to do?
How bad does an addict have to be to be considered for Suboxone treatment? What type of people do doctors turn away for Suboxone treatment
Suboxone: Suboxone is medication approved for the treatment of opiate dependence. If you are addicted to opioids you are considered. First you start with subutex for a few days and continue with suboxone for the maintenance phase. Subutex and suboxone are the first narcotic drugs available under the drug abuse treatment act (data) of 2000 that can be prescribed in your physician office. ...Read more
Potentially: Ibogaine has been reported in several studies to be helpful in the treatment of various addictions, including opioid addiction. It is a hallucinogenic drug and is a scheduled i controlled substance in the us. Side effects include nausea, dry mouth and potential cardiac arrythmias. The national institute on drug abuse did not choose to develop clinical studies for this drug. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
7-10 days: The standard treatments clear the infection in 1-2 days, but symptoms take longer to clear up. Discharge or painful urination usuallly start improving within 2 days, can take 7-10 days to be gone entirely. If things aren't clearing up this soon, return to your doctor to be rechecked. Don't resume sex until at least 7 days have passed, all symptoms are gone, and your partner(s) have been treated. ...Read more
Certain celebrities have checked themselves into rehab for sex addiction. Is it real? Does rehab work?
Depends: There are many options for treating addictions. There is aa or na meetings, there is outpatient rehab where you would go to rehab but still work and stay at home. Medications can help for some addictions. So there is lots of help and you don't have to do it alone. If you feel your addiction is severe and you have the resources, in patient rehab is an excellent option, its a great headstart. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diagnosed+treated for Chlamydia. Treatment over, I feel better. Want to get re-tested for future sexual partners. How many weeks should I wait?
Chlamydia re-test: It is very rare for the standard chlamydia treatments to fail (azithromycin 1 dose or doxycycline 7 days), and testing to check for cure usually isn't necessary. But if done, not before 3 weeks. Up til then, the test can still be positive due to persisting DNA, even though cured. It's more important to retest at 3-6 months, because reinfection is common once people resume sex. ...Read more
I have used someone's condom for masturbation.is there any risk? so much worried..gone for HIV testing and negative..second time testing is required?
If a cont. Pill before sex fail, can a plan-b work d same day after sex?We have no std's.We'll use this combo only for our 1st time sex.Will that work?
Two failed treatments for h pylori. Now a third with tetracycline. If it doesn't work what next? Husband tested positive going to do a first treatment
Its possible you &: ...your husband have been passing the infection back and forth. It's critical that you both eradicate the H.pylori organism with simultaneous treatment. Stay the course, make sure you and he both complete your full antibiotic regimen, then both get checked to ensure that H.pylori is gone. ...Read more
Repercussions: Because it can ruin & consume subject's life. Subjects seek multiple partners & are or become emotionally barren. It wrecks marriages and other relationships. Sex addicts are usually compelled to have sex. Men often grope & act inappropriately and often don't even enjoy sex. Children of sas can be embarassed as well developing slanted beliefs about sex. Hence treatment, which hopefully helps. ...Read more
Positive HPV16. Will remove CIN1 with laser. How can I have a safer sex next time with partner? Condom all the time for him? What about me?
Maybe no need: It is likely you had HPV16 for several months before CIN was diagnosed. If regular sex during that time, you can assume your partner is already exposed and likely infected and there's no point in precautions now. For a new partner, consistent condoms will help but frankly not much. Partners can be vaccinated, but you're beyond recommended age. Most couples just don't worry about HPV. ...Read more
Worth a Trial: Both are second generation antihistamines and have the same mode of action.But these are different compounds and for some people swithing helps with their symptoms.It is worth trying.Xyzal is available by prescription and zyrtec is over the counter ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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