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Does treatment for sex addicts always work?

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 more

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My husband is a recovering drug addict (meth) - clean 2 years. Since he quit, he is never in the mood for sex. Is there treatment for this?

My husband is a recovering drug addict (meth)  - clean 2 years. Since he quit, he is never in the mood for sex. Is there treatment for this?

Methamphetamine: I understand your concern. Commend your husband for not using Methamphetamine for 2 years. Have heart to heart talk with him about your relationship and honestly understand lack of: Emotional Intimacy Physical Intimacy And Sexual Intimacy See a Therapist for continued maintenance of sobriety from all drugs and Alcohol; to understand each other's feelings, needs, expectations and sexuality ...Read more

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What happens if you have sex while getting treated for a std? Could having sex cause the treatment not to work?

What happens if you have sex while getting treated for a std? Could having sex cause the treatment not to work?

Not like that: Antibiotics should still continue to work. The problem is that if you still have active bacteria while having intercourse, you may infect your partner. Then, when your std is cleared, you may become reinfected with the same bacteria from your partner. ...Read more

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Been on abx zitromax for chymidia for 3 days and had sex with same partner she not being treated my question is does my treatments to work to curate or do I prolong it by continuing with an infected partner that's not being treated but I am?

Been on abx zitromax for chymidia for 3 days and had sex with same partner she not being treated  my question is does my treatments to work to curate or do I prolong it by continuing with an infected partner that's not being treated but I am?

Prolong...: Ideally, both you and your partner should be treated for the chlamydia infection to eradicate it--assuming there are no other sexual partners. If she remains infected, once the effect of the antibiotic has worn off, you may be reinfected by her. ...Read more

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Can you explain utereroscopy and if it's usually done as a next step for ESWL that didn't work? Would it be one treatment & what is the success rate?

Can you explain utereroscopy and if it's usually done as a next step for ESWL that didn't work? Would it be one treatment & what is the success rate?

Endoscopy in ureter: Looking into the urine tube "backwards" from your bladder up towards your kidney (as opposed to "percutaneous nephroureteroscopy" - through your skin into the kidney). It can be done with a rigid or flexible scope. It is possible to access the kidney in this fashion, but is very time consuming and laborious. Depends on the overall stone burden remaining, or if the stones are stuck somewhere. ...Read more

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Why doesn't fertility treatment always work?

Why doesn't fertility treatment  always work?

Many reasons: There are many reasons for infertility treatment failing. Human reproduction itself is a very inefficient process and even in young fertile couples only 1 in 4 or 5 attempts will result in a baby. Many couples quit before that get to the treatment they need. Apart from that, the most common reasons are abnormalities in the eggs or sperm, stress and technical difficulties related to ivf. ...Read more

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What happens if the hep c treatment doesn't work?

What happens if the hep c treatment doesn't work?

New meds - see doc: Depends on what treatment didnt work and what genotype you have. If you had treatment years ago with just interferon or combination of interferon and ribavirin, you may be eligible for triple therapy with a newer medication (telepravir or bocepravir) in combination with the other 2. This wold be based on genotype 1 disease. There are newer meds in clincal trial that will hopefully be avail soon. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for spinning?

Which treatment works the best and fastest for spinning?

Vertigo?!?: If by spinning you mean vertigo there are many treatments and causes. One of the most common causes of "spinning" is positional vertigo. This occurs because small particles inside your inner ear become dislodged and stimulate the balance nerve making you spin. Repositioning exercises like the "epley" maneuver can be immediately helpful. You can google this and print out procedure. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest foraddisonian crisis?

Which treatment works the best and fastest foraddisonian crisis?

Let help you: Standard therapy involves intravenous injections of glucocorticoids and large volumes of intravenous saline solution with dextrose (glucose), a type of sugar. This treatment usually brings rapid improvement. When the patient can take fluids and medications by mouth, the amount of glucocorticoids is decreased until a maintenance dose is reached. If aldosterone is deficient, maintenance therapy also. ...Read more

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