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I lack confidence in myself esteem; I have difficulty to talk to girls. I am unable to make a girl likes me! Gay guys ask me out.! am I gay?
Sexual Orientation: The american psychological assoc refers 2 sexual orientation as "an enduring pattern of emotional, romantic, &/or sexual attractions 2 men, women, or both sexes." (http://bit. Ly/a2cpqh) only u can know whether u're attracted primarily 2 other men (i.e., whether u're gay). If u r gay & belong 2 a culture/religion/other grp that dehumanizes gay people, ur confidence & self-esteem may take a hit. ...Read more
I think I have low t. I have all the symptoms. Ed, low sex drive, fatigue, no energy when I talk. I think people think I am gay and its annoying me!
Need Medical Eval: There are a lot of other conditions that can lead to your symptoms. You will need to be examined and have blood work o resolve your question. Be sure that your estrogen (estradiol) level is checked as well as your androgens. This might shed some light on your situation. ...Read more
There is a voice in my head that says gay things when I am straight, would that be schizophreniak? It also says random things on my actions.
See psychiatrist now: If you actually hear an audible voice - like hearing the voice of someone when you are interacting with them - that comes from inside your head, this is more likely an auditory hallucination. This does not necessarily mean that you are schizophrenic, as many conditions can cause them - many that are easily treatable. For now do not respond to any of their commands or believe what is said. ...Read more
Received oral sex from a male, I am a straight male, myself he is gay, and randomly I have been have pains in my arms like bruise pains, HIV symptoms?
HIV: Highly unlikely that you would have acquired HIV disease from someone giving you oral sex, but if you reciprocated this is a very good way to become infected if they ejaculated in your mouth. If you have had any other contacts that make you worried about HIV disease, please go and get tested. You may also have gotten other stds besides hiv. ...Read more
I argue with my mind a lot of the time, I can have outbursts, speak randomly without wanting to and controlling myself. What should I do?
Psychiatrist: I think seeing a psychiatrist and discussing your problems may be helpful. You have too much on your mind and you need help to understand the underlying crisis in your mind. ...Read more
I was wondering that if it all could be connected a bigger picture sort of speak instead of all these multiple uncommon random problems?
No coincidences: There are rarely coincidences in medicine. The thigh bone IS connected to the hip bone. While I have no idea what you are talking about, starting with the basic assumption that a constellation of symptoms can be explained with a single diagnosis is standard practice in diagnostics. Also, if it looks like a horse and acts like a horse its probably not a zebra. Common problems occur commonly. ...Read more
For 5 days now I have been having what feels like sharp painful spasms in upper r ab. They come and go at random. Cause? When should I talk w/ my dr?
Occasionally when I talk I randomly mix up my words. It comes out as if my brain mixed up some of the words?
New or life long: If this is a recent complaint then it is a matter of concern at your age and you should consult a neurologist to investigate any pathology in brain. If this is a life long phenomenon then it would be considered a developmental defect and nothing can be done. ...Read more
Chest pains: Talk to your doctor and if he/she thinks you need to see someone else, they'll take care of that for you. ...Read more
I've had off and on rib pain for almost a decade. It just randomly strikes. Should I speak with my regular care physician about this?
See your doctor: As you are now 20 and report having some pain in the rib area since you were 10 years old this is probably nothing is seriously wrong, however the best way to find out more is to make an appointment with your doctor to discuss this further. ...Read more
My ear been hurting on and of for few months. It randomly started hurting bad for a min now everytime I speak I hear little poping. What could this be?
Ear pain: Time to see an ENT specialist. You may have infection or blocked eustachean tube or other. ...Read more
Could lack of sleep cause an elderly person to talk constantly, saying random words and phrases even if no one is in the room?
Random feeling like I will faint but can still walk/talk, bp is fine or a little elevated with faster heart rate back to normal within few minutes.
Faint: Go see a cardiologist; you might need a tilt table test. ...Read more
Why do some people sleep talk? And sometimes wake up to drink some water and not even remember they did.? Or randomly call your name? Is there a cure
R/O PARASOMNIA: PARASOMNIA there are many sleep disorders that can have odd symptoms. If suspected you need a full exam /LABS AND PSG (SLEEP STUDY) with evaluation of treatment options. ...Read more
Can I get schizophrenia symptoms during benzo withdrawal? Thinking process gives random associations to the things I see and monologue in the head talk random stuff... this is scary. 7 days no benzo.
Ear pops when I talk and head pain in random spots. Waiting to see a nurologist in january. Feel weird a lot.
ETD: Sounds like eustacian tube dysfunction. Google it for details. Very common. If persists it can produce a negative pressure in the middle ears, which pulls the eardrum tight and can produce intermittent sharp ear/jaw pains. The other possibility is tmj. ...Read more
I randomly began stuttering and my left leg became weak part way through the day. I can't walk right and stutter everytime I talk. ER said no stroke.
Follow up with: Your family doc or a specialist. Glad to hear there was not stroke but we want to find out the cause. Certain types of migraines can produce the type of symptoms you mention. Peace and good. Health. ...Read more
Yes: The evidence is pretty clear that by birth our sexuality has been determined. While this continues to be a source of controversy in the political arena, overwhelming scientific evidence indicates that male sexuality is determined by genetics & the intrauterine environment before birth. Http://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=z6zph97qyd4. ...Read more
Given the amazing diversity of human beings, why would someone think that there could only be one way for people to be sexually.
And if you accept that possibility, then a child develops awareness of their sexuality as they grow and this awareness is more focused when in puberty hormones are activated. ...Read more
It's pretty simple: Assuming a relatively normal childhood without history of sexual experiences before puberty, at around the age of 12 or thirteen, when the other boys start noticing girls, the gay kid will start noticing boys. Sexual attraction and arousal are powerful forces in teenagers and gay males know pretty quickly what they are attracted to but are forced to repress those feelings by societal conventions. ...Read more
Gay signs: I don't think there are reliable signs to know whether your partner is gay. But if you are concerned, you should bring up this subject directly with your partner, and have an open dialogue about it. ...Read more
Conversation: Best thing to do if you're wondering if your spouse might be gay, is to talk with him or her about it. I imagine there must be reasons that lead you to wonder. You can approach the subject in a calm moment when there's time for conversation, and share your concerns with your spouse. ...Read more