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Doctor insights on: Effects On Sarcoidosis On Sexual Function

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What is sarcoidosis?

What is sarcoidosis?

Sarcoidosis: Dear jbennett, sarcoidosis is a disease of unknown etiology which can affect almost any part of a patient's body. It is known for the granulomas it produces--non-caseating--which can form commonly in the lungs. About 50% of the patients are african or hispanic origin, there is also a large % from northern europe. It has been found that a patient's immune response creates the granulomas. .. ...Read more

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Dr. Marci Dietrich
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Sarcoidosis (Definition)

Sarcoidosis is a medical condition in which nodules form in various organs including lymph nodes, lungs, eyes, and liver. Common symptoms include cough, chest pain below the breast bone, fatigue, ...Read more


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Hi I was seeing all these checklists and one I didn't see was for sarcoidosis I wonder if any of you doctors had thought about doing one this?

All systems.: A list of common symptoms and systems affected in patients with sarcoidosis is difficult because it can affect every system and be different in each patient. The most commonly affected systems are the skin, the eyes and the lungs. The disease is rarely fatal unless the heart is involved. Treatment depends on which systems are affected and usually by a specialist. ...Read more

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What are effects of alternative therapies for sexual function?

What are effects of alternative therapies for sexual function?

Better sex!: "sexual function" is a pretty vague term which can refer to sex drive (libido), ability to get or stay aroused/erect, and ability to orgasm. Unfortunately, there are no over-the-counter medications, herbs, or dietary supplements to improve sexual function per se that have been studied & published in peer reviewed journals. However, improving one's own health can go a long ways towards better sex. ...Read more

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How does ic affect sexual function?

How does ic affect sexual function?

IC is Unrelated: Male or female sexual function should not be affected whatsoever by ic, since the functional and psychological aspects of each are independent of the other. Voiding before intercourse could alleviate the "urge" to go during sexual activity as in the case of a full bladder. This could help make activity less pressured and more enjoyable. Functional orgasm and ejaculation should not be affected. ...Read more

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How is dopamine linked to sexual function?

How is  dopamine linked to sexual function?

Pleasure & reward: Dopamine is hormone involved in pleasure & reward seeking behavior, among other actions. New study suggests that loss of Dopamine can lead to anorgasmia such that cabergoline, which stimulates the Dopamine receptor, can help anorgasmic men achieve orgasm. Check out my post at http://bit.Ly/lqqb2u. This way-off label use was presented as an abstract in recent annual aua conference. ...Read more

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Can saw palmetto affect sexual function?

Can saw palmetto affect sexual function?

Doubtful: Saw palmetto has never been shown to have any beneficial medicinal effects in regard to prostate or sexual function when compared to placebo. Having said that, it likely does no harm and. Many people do take it based on anecdotal or testimonial evidence. ...Read more

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What supplements help with sexual function?

What supplements help with sexual function?

Sorry but no supplem: "sexual function" is a pretty vague term which can refer to sex drive (libido), ability to get or stay aroused/erect, and ability to orgasm. Unfortunately, there are no over-the-counter medications, herbs, or dietary supplements to improve sexual function per se that have been studied & published in peer reviewed journals. However, improving one's own health can go a long ways towards better sex. ...Read more

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How can alcohol affect a girls sexual function?

How can alcohol affect a girls sexual function?

ALcohol and sex: Pretty variable, but not that differently from a man's. Alcohol disinhibits people, so she may be more willing to do things than she would be sober. Alcohol also acts as a depressant, so it often reduces sexual pleasure and involvement. These are generalizations based on human physiology, isn't possible to say for sure what an individual woman experiences. ...Read more