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Doctor insights on: Genetic Sexual Development Disorders In Children

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Can they do genetic testing for sexual orietation?

Can they do genetic testing for sexual orietation?

No: No genes are really known, and hopefully the day will never come when a parent would choose to end a pregnancy because they don't like the kid's hair color, eye color, sexual orientation (however much of this is genetic), height, musical talent or whatever. ...Read more

Genetic (Definition)

From a medical standpoint, "genetic" refers to the potential heritability of various medical conditions. While some conditions are inevitable (at some point in one's life) as a consequence of simple genetic heritability (eg huntington's disease), a large number of medical conditions (including all behaviorial health disorders) are the expressed final pathway of a ...Read more


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Hello I need to know if a urinary infection is the result of a sexually transmitted disease?

Hello I need to know if a urinary infection is the result of a sexually transmitted disease?

UTI versus STD: A good medical provider that you trust should be safe to discuss all of your concerns and your recent history...Including your sexual history.

But, along with the urine culture that must be happening, the provider can also test for common stds that can also cause the symptoms of a uti. ...Read more

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Will recent HFM disease affect the result of hsv 2 igg test? Recently I got 2.7 in the test but I did not have high risk sexual behaviours.

Will recent HFM disease affect the result of hsv 2 igg test? Recently I got 2.7 in the test but I did not have high risk sexual behaviours.

No: If you have ever been exposed to HSV2 your body will mount a response. This response is what we look for in the blood test. HSV 2 does not cause symptoms in 90% of those who have it. STD's do not discriminate and are always possible, so testing before the onset of activity with a new partner is a MUST! Anyone, regardless of high risk behavior or not, can contract an STD so always use protection. ...Read more

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If a woman has been diagnosed with pelvic inflammatory disease, what can happen to her sexual partner as a result of this? I am a male whose sexual partner was recently diagnosed with pelvic inflammatory disease. What is pelvic inflammatory disease? Is it

If a woman has been diagnosed with pelvic inflammatory disease, what can happen to her sexual partner as a result of this? I am a male whose sexual partner was recently diagnosed with pelvic inflammatory disease. What is pelvic inflammatory disease? Is it

Pelvic: Pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) is a serious infection of the uterus and/or fallopian tubes most often caused by chlamydia or gonorrhea - both sexually transmitted diseases. If she was diagnosed with pid, there is a very good chance that you are infected with chlamydia, gonorrhea or both. You should see your doctor to be checked and treated as soon as possible. I have attached a website below that has really good information about pid. ...Read more

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How does peer pressure affect a teen's sexual development?

How does peer pressure affect a teen's sexual development?

Sex and teens: Peer pressure can disrupt a teens normal sexual development if a teen is pressured and gives in to sexual activity before he or she feels comfortable and ready. Sexuality is an important aspect of development and impacts a person's identity, self-worth, self-image, and emotional stability among other areas. It is important to respect your own sexual boundaries as well as others. ...Read more

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Is masturbating necessary for proper sexual development between the ages of 16 to 18?

Is masturbating necessary for proper sexual development between the ages of 16 to 18?

No, common-yes: Because of a variety of cultural taboos, it is hard to get reliable information on the practice. It appears to be universal, for at least part of the life of both genders. When it does not interfere with the normal development of peer interaction, there is no harm done. It does not interfere with physical growth or development. ...Read more

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How can I prevent the development of hepatitis after sexual contact with an infected person?

How can I prevent the development of hepatitis after sexual contact with an infected person?

Immunization: You can be immunized against hepatitis b virus. Hep c virus can be sexually transmitted, but uncommonly. Wearing condoms offers reasonable protection but is not 100%. ...Read more

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I'm wondering what effect will a trauma to my testicles cause to the development of my sexual organs?

I'm wondering what effect will a trauma to my testicles cause to the development of my sexual organs?

At your age: There is no more development, but there are consequences to trauma. See a urologist for evaluation/limiting the on going damage and future impaired function. ...Read more

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Can trauma to the testicles when young affect your sexual development? I got a bad kick in the groin when I was 12 and I've got a very small package.

Can trauma to the testicles when young affect your sexual development? I got a bad kick in the groin when I was 12 and I've got a very small package.

Possible but: Unlikely, testicular atrophy is possible with unrecognized, untreated testicular trauma, but need evaluation see your physician, if needed will refer you to a specialist ...Read more

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During puberty what are the functions of testosterone vs dihydrotestosterone? Which has greater influence on sexual development, facial hair & voice?

During puberty what are the functions of testosterone vs dihydrotestosterone? Which has greater influence on sexual development, facial hair & voice?

DHT: Dht has all the masculizing effects from hormones you asked about. Testosterone on its own is anabolic and good to build muscle and wellness effects on your psyche. Dht has all the bad effects. Testosterone converts into dht. ...Read more

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Hi. I'm a 19 years old male. I'm losing my hair due to male pattern baldness. Can finasteride halt my sexual development as I might be into late stages of puberty? Thanks.

Hi. I'm a 19 years old male. I'm losing my hair due to male pattern baldness. Can finasteride halt my sexual development as I might be into late stages of puberty? Thanks.

Whoa: All men lose the hair on our temples when we are around age 20. If you are just 19, it's too early to tell whether you're going to have male pattern baldness, though there's a close correlation with how much chest hair you're naturally blessed with. These baldness meds don't work all that well, and the key to looking good from now on is physical fitness, which is completely under your control. ...Read more

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Sexual disorders, can I cure with panchakarma?

Sexual disorders, can I cure with panchakarma?

Sexual disorders: This broad phrase makes it difficult to respond, but traditional home remedies seldom work. A combination of education, psychological counseling and communication usuall are effective. If there is a sexual counselor near you, see them. Good luck and good sex. ...Read more

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How do I know if someone has a sexual transmitted disease?

How do I know if someone has a sexual transmitted disease?

They tell you: Most often, the people need to be tested for std's and then it is really there moral and ethical obligation to tell you they have an std if you are a sexual partner of theirs. Simple clues of course could be lesions on the genitals, a foul smelling discharge, etc. But you would only suspect it, and then should avoid sex until you know what your getting yourself into. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What disorders always affect sexual health?

What disorders always affect sexual health?

Many...: --- poor lifestyle with overindulgence and obsession is the number one, with diabetes, iatrogenic disorders from drugs notably those for depression, diseases of nerve system, obesity, long-term use of opiate-related pain medication, etc. To follow. More on male sexual health, go to articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onSexLife-ED-CareOptions. Html. More? Contact me.... ...Read more

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Could you explain what is a sexual conduct disorder?

Could you explain what is a sexual conduct disorder?

Sexual conduct: Disorder is simply what it says, when someone has promiscuous sexual behavior which could harm them. Frequent unprotected sex with multiple partners dispite or purposefully knowing it is dangerous is typical. Other examples would be someone with aids practicing unprotected sex and not telling partners they have aids or a sexual addiction could also be seen as a sexual conduct disorder. ...Read more

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What are telltale symptoms of sexual abuse in children?

What are telltale symptoms of sexual abuse in children?

When children have: Been sexually abused, there is often a sudden change in their behavior. They may start acting out. Failing in school, having nightmares, making sexually provocative remarks. If you suspect something is wrong, it is a good idea to consult with a child psychologist. ...Read more

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Might a sexual transmitted disease show up on a blood test?

STD: Stds do show up on blood tests--if they are tested for. Syphilis, hiv, hep, can be revealed in blood, as some herpes. The others like chlamydia and gc are done with swabs. But "routine" blood tests don't "screen" for these diseases. ...Read more

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What is Sexual Arousal Disorder and is it common or uncommon?

ComplaintvsDisorder: Female sexual arousal disorder relate to inability to get aroused (vagina moist, nipples hard, etc) with clitoral stimulation. To be a disorder it must cause personal distress. There are several causes for an arousal disorder, but other disorders - vaginismus, anorgasmia, hyposexual desire can affect arousal. Complaints about arousal are common; however as a specific disorder it is not that common ...Read more

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As a teen, what should I know about sexual abuse in children?

As a teen, what should I know about sexual abuse in children?

Sexual Abuse: Sexual abuse can be very devastating to a child. Early sexual abuse can create emotional lability, negative or even suicidal thoughts, repressed sexuality or uninhibited sexuality. When a child is sexually abused, the sexual boundaries are violated and the child doesn't know how to process the intense emotional and sexual feelings. Typically this leads to negative feelings and behaviors. ...Read more

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How safe is a condom to protect against a sexual transmitted disease?

How safe is a condom to protect against a sexual transmitted disease?

Helps: Condoms are very effective at preventing stds that are transmitted by fluid like gonorrhea, chlamydia, HIV and trichomoniasis. They are still helpful but less so against disease passed by skin to skin contact like herpes, hpv and syphilis. If these infections are in areas where the condoms are not covering the transmission is possible. ...Read more

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Is Persistent Sexual Arousal Disorder a new disease or just a syndrome?

Is Persistent Sexual Arousal Disorder a new disease or just a syndrome?

Diagnosis creep: Refers to the current practice of making many things into a condition to be diagnosed. The list gets longer and longer. If your functioning or comfort level is interfered w/by persistent sexual arousal please see your doctor and a mental health professional for support in sorting out the situation. A healthy young male normally has a strong sex drive. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is herpes always sexually transmitted and can it affect children under ten?

Is herpes always sexually transmitted and can it affect children under ten?

Site matters: Newborns can acquire herpes during their transit thru a contaminated birth canal. When it happens it can trigger a devastating encephalitis or death. The germ can also cause cold sores that can affect people at almost any age. The herpes type can be the same or differ from the one most often thought of as a STI. Any genital herpes in kids should be considered sexual abuse unless proven otherwise ...Read more

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How do you know if a person has aids or any sexual disease without asking her?

How do you know if a person has aids or any sexual disease without asking her?

You can't.: Unfortunately this underscores how important it is to practice safe sex. Even in the most open and honest relationships, she may not even know if she carries certain asymptomatic stds. ...Read more

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Can someone develop anxiety disorder after being sexually harassed as a child?

Yes: Very possible indeed, especially when facing sexualized situations, or seeing others, especially children in sexualized situations can heavily factor into anxiety. ...Read more

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If someone had sex with 10 different people, but wore protection, could they have a sexual disease?

If someone had sex with 10 different people, but wore protection, could they have a sexual disease?

Yes: Condom use is not 100percent effective. Multiples sexual partners also increase your risk for disease. ...Read more

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I've seen a lot of sites encouraging oral sex, what are the side effects? Can you get a sexual transmitted disease?

Bad info: There is some really bad information out there about sex. Oral sex is a likely way to transmit std. Hiv and herpes are commonly transmitted in this fashion. Unfortunately, in this day and age, talking about sex and getting some sexual history from a potential partner is more important than ever. There are ways to have a healthy sex life with someone who has an std, but communication is key. ...Read more

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There is this guy who literally masturbates next to me during my physics class. Do you think he has a sexual disorder/how should I tell him to stop?

There is this guy who literally masturbates next to me during my physics class. Do you think he has a sexual disorder/how should I tell him to stop?

Yes & not your job: It is likely that he at least has sexual frustration issues, if not an outright disorder. It would be very unwise for you to confront him directly, as this is not a student's role & potentially unsafe. Notify the instructor (and school administration if no intervention). It is staff role to address student conduct issues. ...Read more

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How to know if I have a sexually transmitted disease?

How to know if I have a sexually transmitted disease?

Testing: You did not list symptoms or exposure history. Even if you did, you need a local evaluation to confirm or exclude this collection of diagnoses. Only with a review of exposure history, exam and testing can this be answered with confidence. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have depersonalization disorder without having been abused sexually or physically previously?

Is it possible to have depersonalization disorder without having been abused sexually or physically previously?

Yes: Depersonalization can be triggered by any stress or trauma -- not only personal sexual or physical abuse. Being in an accident, etc. Drug/alcohol abuse can be a trigger. Also, it can occur with other mental health conditions like panic disorder, depression, schizophrenia, post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd) or dissociative identity disorder (did). Abuse can also be with any of these, though. ...Read more

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What are the demerits of sexually transmitted disease?

What are the demerits of sexually transmitted disease?

Demerits?: You mean what's bad about them? Well...They're disease for one thing. And they're also sexually transmitted, which means you can give them to other people, including people you might care about. I could go on, but it doesn't seem necessary to specify why it's not good to have sexually transmitted diseases, and there's certainly nothing good about them. ...Read more

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When do children develop their sexual identity?

When do children develop their sexual identity?

By 18 mos: Gender identity is generally established by 18 months of age.. ...Read more

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Can you please list the common causes of sexual aversion disorder?

Can you please list the common causes of sexual aversion disorder?

Sexual trauma: I have worked with many people who were sexually abused as children or teens and some of them have a strong aversion to any kind of sexual relationship no matter how healthy. This aversion to normal, health sex can be helped by working with a psychologist who is trained in treated sexual trauma. There are other causes too but this is one I have seen. Be well, . ...Read more