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Is it common for abusers to flat face lie about their abuse?

Is it common for abusers to flat face lie about their abuse?

Yes: Abusers themselves have many psychological problems and most likely were themselves abused as children. ...Read more

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Is it common for 'abusers' to flat face lie or deny their abuse?

Is it common for 'abusers' to flat face lie or deny their abuse?

Abucers: Abucers of anything drugs, child abucers, senior abucers all deny that they did anything wrong. ...Read more

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Do women face greater health risks from alcohol abuse than men?

Do women face greater health risks from alcohol abuse than men?

No: According to the CDC, US men have higher rates of alcohol abuse and dependence (17% lifetime) than women (8%). Men also have much higher rates of injury and hospitalization related to alcohol. Male drivers are twice as likely to be intoxicated in fatal car accidents than female drivers. Men who commit suicide are more likely than women to have consumed alcohol. ...Read more

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What are signs of child abuse in infants if have facial bruising only?

What are signs of child abuse in infants if have facial bruising only?

A good history: Sometimes these cases are picked up by an astute doctor when a child is brought into a local ed/er for an evaluation; and child protective services is called in as abuse is suspected. If you know of a child that you suspect is being abused it is your moral duty to inform the appropriate authorities! that is how kids end up getting saved! best of luck! ...Read more

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I abuse laxatives and since my lowest weight I have gained 4kgs when I tried to stop cold turkey for a week, am I retaining water? My face appears big

I abuse laxatives and since my lowest weight I have gained 4kgs when I tried to stop cold turkey for a week, am I retaining water? My face appears big

Concerned: If you have been abusing laxatives this suggests a possible eating disorder. This would mean you are likely to think you look "big" when actually you might be returning to a healthier weight. I'm concerned about the possibility it is an eating disorder, as these can be quite deadly actually. Please consider getting evaluated by a mental health clinician. ...Read more

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Iv been abusing laxatives for the past 3 months. after stopping i started to wake up with a swollen face and hands .. what may be the cause ?

Iv been abusing laxatives for the past 3 months. after stopping i started to wake up with a swollen face and hands .. what may be the cause ?

Metabolic: dyYou are purging with laxative and need to see both a medical physician and a psychologist. Multiple causes: none of them good. Time to get real and get checked. ...Read more

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How to treat fluid retention in face and hands caused by laxative abuse ?

How to treat fluid retention in face and hands caused by laxative abuse ?

Stop laxative: would not recommend another med to treat over use of a med. Best is to stop the laxatives and let your body heal. See your doctor for help with this. Can be very difficult to stop using them. Can also be very dangerous to keep using them. Please get help from your doctor. Best of luck with this difficult situation. ...Read more

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Severely tokphobic due to sexual abuse.What can I do if my doctor refuses request for cesarean? If not c-section, i want termination. Can't face vb

Severely tokphobic due to sexual abuse.What can I do if my doctor refuses request for cesarean? If not c-section, i want termination. Can't face vb

Change doctors.: Although i don't feel that a primary elective cesarean section is best option - it is a reasonable option. If your doctor refuses to accommodate your request, find a doctor who will. ...Read more