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Can pedophilia be an involuntary mental condition?

Can pedophilia be an involuntary mental condition?

It is more like: An addiction. It is very hard to treat and needs expert interventions . The perpetrator need to accept responsibility for the behavior, not try to blame a mental condition. ...Read more

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Vaginismus (Definition)

Vaginismus = involuntary tightening of vaginal ...Read more


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Can medical marijuana help with cervical dystonia , and this is a serious question, ?

Can medical marijuana help with cervical dystonia , and this is a serious question, ?

Yes, however...: While i doubt research on this has been done, medical marijuana is well-known to relieve pain ; spasm in conditions like ms so should help this. However, such relief would be purely symptomatic ; not a substitute for addressing the cause with other treatments like magnesium, acupuncture, osteopathy, relaxation techniques etc.: http://www.Dystonia-foundation.Org/pages/complementary_therapy/156.Php. ...Read more

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Is primary tokophobia a known condition to obstetricians? R women with the condition respected? Are they forced in vaginal deliveries to avoid a c sec

Is primary tokophobia a known condition to obstetricians? R women with the condition respected? Are they forced in vaginal deliveries to avoid a c sec

Not a known term: I haven't heard the term, but based on the word I assume it is fear of contractions. Vaginal births cannot be forced, they happen spontaneously; cesarean sections are what can become forced (i.e. Can only occur with the intervention of another) ...Read more

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Is female orgasmic disorder treatable with home remedies?

Is female orgasmic disorder treatable with home remedies?

Maybe: Primary anorgasmia (never had one) vs secondary anorgasmia (stopped having them) is important. Change in hormones, low hormones, bad technique, a hooded clitoris, stress, inhibition and many other things may be causing the problem. Most women have their first orgasm via masturbation. If that is not working either, then its time to get help from your family doc. This can be fixed most of the time! ...Read more

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Is polycystic ovaries a medical condition or disorder?

Is polycystic ovaries a medical condition or disorder?

Err...: What's the difference? Neiterh "medical condition" or "disorder" is a precisely defined term, they are "common speech.". ...Read more

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Is compulsive lying an actual medical condition?

Is compulsive lying an actual medical condition?

It's a psychological: condition, not a medical one. It usually begins in early childhood and requires psychotherapy to overcome it. ...Read more

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25 y/o history of 2 pregnancies with chronic urinary incontinence.Done kegals and bladder training.Any other suggestions? Its embarassing&smelly.

25 y/o history of 2 pregnancies with chronic urinary incontinence.Done kegals and bladder training.Any other suggestions? Its embarassing&smelly.

See your doctor!: Lots of new and exciting treatments now are available for different types of incontinence -- outpatient, one-stitch sling procedures to cure stress (cough, sneeze) incontinence; new, effective medications with fewer side effects to treat oab (over-active bladder); and newer, more accurate, in-office testing to confirm the diagnosis and the right treatments. ...Read more

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Please describe the medical condition called gout ?

Please describe the medical condition called gout ?

Gout.: Gout comes from a problem with the body's handling of uric acid, leading to uric acid crystals accumulating in the fluid within joints. The body's inflammatory response to these crystals results in episodes of severe pain in the joints involved. Usually starts with a first episode at the base of the big toe; subsequent bouts can occur in other joints. ...Read more

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Is ibs(irritable bowel syndrome) a true medical condition ?

Is ibs(irritable bowel syndrome) a true medical condition ?

Yes.: In ibs, the bowel looks normal, even under the microscope. But it reacts to stimuli differently than normal bowel does. For instance, distention that does not cause pain in a normal bowel can cause a great deal of pain in someone with ibs. There is ongoing research on this. ...Read more

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Is Asperger syndrome a medical condition?

Is Asperger syndrome a medical condition?

Yes & NO: It is considered a pervasive developmental disorder. Treatment often involves medication. It also involves behavior therapy. ...Read more

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Is myofascial pain syndrome a serious condition that needs medical attention?

Is myofascial pain syndrome a serious condition that needs medical attention?

Needs attention: It can be quite uncomfortable. You can develop horrible migraine headaches and suffer needlessly. Eventually, you can develop problems in the joints themselves. Absolutely address this as a arlymas possible. ...Read more

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Can osgood sclatters be a permanent, genetic condition with chronic flares lastting in severity? Can't find any information confirming this.

Can osgood sclatters be a permanent,  genetic condition with chronic flares lastting in severity? Can't find any information confirming this.

Ends at adulthood: Osgood-shlatter's disease is an apophysitis of the tibial tubercle. It is related to increased activity and is often seen after growth spurts (bones grow fast, and tendons do not keep up...Causing tightness in areas such as the patellar tendon...Causing excessive traction on the tibial tubercle resulting in apophysitis). At skeletal maturity, the apophysis closes and the pain goes away! ...Read more

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Is there a medical condition classified by being impulsive?

Is there a medical condition classified by being impulsive?

Yes several: Impulsivity can be a symptom of several problems including adhd, bipolar disorder, intermittent explosive disorder and borderline personality disorder. These are all psychiatric conditions for which a psychiatrist can help evaluate. More rare is a seizure disorder, which would be considered only if other symptoms exist. ...Read more

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Is pedophilia a mental illness/disorder or something other disease state?

Disorder: It is a mental disorder with tragic consequences. It is also a serious criminal offense. ...Read more

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Please help docs! is pyroluria (pyrrole disorder) an actual condition?

Please help docs! is pyroluria (pyrrole disorder) an actual condition?

Yes, real condition: Pyroluria is a familial disorder which occurs with stress, where an above-average amount of a substance consisting of "kryptopyrroles" circulate in the body. The substance is harmless in itself, but high levels of these pyrrolles systemically bind with b6 and zinc, preventing the use of these essential nutrients in the brain and body. The result is a myriad of symptoms, . ...Read more

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Can cystitis cause urthera bleeding? Female, 17 , not sexual activity,have chronic cystitis, endometriosis,adenomyosis

Can cystitis cause urthera bleeding? Female, 17 , not sexual activity,have chronic cystitis, endometriosis,adenomyosis

Here are some ...: I would not seek online guessing for your current concern. Instead, collect & bring the detailed symptoms stressing the quality, quantity, and sequence of events of all symptoms and their potentially related discomforts over time to Dox for review & analysis + proper physical exams + tests as needed so to deduce possible Dx for reasonable Rx / care / counseling... ...Read more

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Does touretts syndrome and OCD need special accomodations because of deeper neurological issues.?

Does touretts syndrome and OCD need special accomodations because of deeper neurological issues.?

Not necessarily. : Both of those issues can be well- controlled with medication. Is there any suspicion of a learning disorder which would require accommodation? ...Read more

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Can the skin condition keratosis pilaris be caused or worsened by hygiene or diet? (dermatology)

KP is an inherited: skin disorder. It is due to plugging of follicles so using topicals that exfoliate will help a lot, (scrubs, lactic acid, urea) foods typically do not affect it ...Read more

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