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I have intermittent explosive disorder. What should I do?

I have intermittent explosive disorder. What should I do?

Get treatment: If you've diagnosed yourself in this way, please see a psychiatrist to be sure it's accurate. If a psychiatrist or psychotherapist has already evaluated you and given you this diagnosis, please work with them on the treatment approach they suggest. Psychotherapy can be helpful, along with possible medications also. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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What is a child with intermittent explosive disorder?

What is a child with intermittent explosive disorder?

Odd diagnosis!: I presume that this means severe temper tantrums with violence. Depending on age, temper tantrums should disappear. When they continue the commonest cause is diet! seems strange? Please go to my blog "oxygen, the spark of life" that you cam google. ...Read more

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Can someone with intermittent explosive disorder experience elation prior to an outburst?

Can someone with intermittent explosive disorder experience elation prior to an outburst?

Maybe: Although this would not be a feature of intermittent explosive disorder itself, many psychiatric conditions cooccur with ied, including bipolar disorder i, bipolar disorder ii and cyclothymia. These conditions, along with some personality disorders could result in such a combination of symptoms. ...Read more

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How can I deal with a son with tourette's, ocd, adhd, oppositional defiant disorder and intermittent explosive disorder?

How can I deal with a son with tourette's, ocd, adhd, oppositional defiant disorder and intermittent explosive disorder?

Get expert help: Your son is very complex. So the meds will be too. But don't think of him as all these separate disorders. He really is 1 person w/ 1 complicated mental health dysfunction manifesting with symptoms of these various textbook diagnoses. I start with treatment of 1 problem, then move on to other issues. Each issue improved, makes the next problem easier to solve. He needs some success, and so do you. ...Read more

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Looking for doctor's dealing with intermittent explosive disorder in adults with downs' syndrome. Numerous meds./counseling-no help. Where can we go?

Looking for doctor's dealing with intermittent explosive disorder in adults with downs' syndrome. Numerous meds./counseling-no help. Where can we go?

Tough situation: My guess is that this will require a careful look at the overall health status, current meds, and neurological examination. Adults with ds do sometimes suffer gradual neurodegeneration, which can be manifest in dysfunctional behavior. But ied may just be the way a ds individual expresses frustration about something more mundane. Look for a neurologist with training in both peds and adult medicine. ...Read more

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What is intermittment explosive disorder in a child?

What is intermittment explosive disorder in a child?

Severe tantrums: Ied refers to children who, most times, function well, but periodically react to minor slights or disappointments with major meltdowns that can be prolonged and potentially dangerous to themselves and others or destructive to property. Cause is not well understood, and treatments vary, including behavioral interventions and medications, depending on child age and severity of meltdowns. ...Read more

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My son has ADHD and explosive disorder we are having a heck of a time with him he is medicated what should we do?

My son has ADHD and explosive disorder we are having a heck of a time with him he is medicated what should we do?

Get guidance for you: Find a good child psychologist who can help your son, but also help you parent him. Learn what you can change, (slowly over time) and what you cannot change. ...Read more

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My daughter was diagnosed with "intermittent explosive and mood disorder".I feel like that is very vague...What does this mean in more detail?

My daughter was diagnosed with "intermittent explosive and mood disorder".I feel like that is very vague...What does this mean in more detail?

Anger episodes: Ied is episodes of rage and exposivity. It is a behavioral disorder. Mood disorder depends on which version. Both are highly treatable with cognitive behavioral therapy and sometimes with medications depending on age and specific disorder. Depending on the age of your daughter, you may be highly involved in her treatment, particularly the anger as it will require consequences and consistency. ...Read more

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What medications are available for a 4 yr old to take with the diagnosis of intermittent explosive and mood disorder? Tried risperidone but weight gain

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What medications are available for a 4 yr old to take with the diagnosis of intermittent explosive and mood disorder? Tried risperidone but weight gain

Explosive do: For that age, most meds. Would be used off label, very cautiously, and supervised by child psychiatrist and pediatritian, depending on diagnosis and without done. I use low dose mood stabilizers and clonidine, but discuss with his doctor. ...Read more

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I have unknown type ans disorder. A recent dhea level very low. All other tests are normal. I have seen many docs. Cxn to adrenal issues? Pheno r/o.

I have unknown type ans disorder. A recent dhea level very low. All other tests are normal. I have seen many docs. Cxn to adrenal issues? Pheno r/o.

TMJ: Headache and migraine are consistent with a TMJ disorder. Many pts go undiagnosed and the many times will present taking the same meds. Since you have most likely ruled out a brain tumor with the MRI and all other test are normal, I would suggest seeing a dentist specially trained who treats TMJ disorders and craniofacial pain. Most of the pts present with ANS disorders and adrenal issues. ...Read more

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Could I test negative for Lyme disease but actually had it?

Could I test negative for Lyme disease but actually had it?

Only: If you recently been bitten by the tick, or where profoundly immunosuppressed. ...Read more

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How can I kno that their is any problem or disorder in ovaries without any tests?

How can I kno that their is any problem or disorder in ovaries without any tests?

You can't: With out examination or tests you will not know, especially in the early curable stage of the disease, that is the reason to have regular gyn exams, pap smear, and sonograms, for early detection of gyn cancers. ...Read more

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What test should I get done to confirm that gastritis is caused by autoimmune disorder?

What test should I get done to confirm that gastritis is caused by autoimmune disorder?

Most are not: Gastritis is not often, if at all, caused by an autoimmune disorder. Although you have already received H pylori infection, you need to make sure that the treatment indeed worked. ...Read more

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I have a friend who is a 15 year old boy with Crohn's disease & he's going through tests to see if h?

I have a friend who is a 15 year old boy with Crohn's disease & he's going through tests to see if h?

Give Support: Crohn's disease can be very severe and difficult to treat. Your friend will need you for support as the tests and treatment may be difficult and prolonged. If medical attention does not seem adequate then urge more consultations.
Being a good friend and listening will mean a tremendous help to your fiend and her son. ...Read more

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When I got my huntington's disease test results back I was told it came back positive with 42 cag repeats. What does that mean exactly?

When I got my huntington's disease test results back I was told it came back positive with 42 cag repeats. What does that mean exactly?

Huntington Gene: In the gene which is abnormal in huntington's disease, there is an increased amount of repeats of the nucleotides cag. Normal people also have repeats in this gene but huntington's patients have an increased number. Depending on the laboratory who does the tests, anything above 30 or 32 is considered abnormal. At 42 repeats, this is consistent with a diagnosis of huntington's. ...Read more

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I get exceptionally cold when it's cool. Much more than I should given how others dress. Could it be deficiency/disorder? Test I could do?

I get exceptionally cold when it's cool. Much more than I should given how others dress. Could it be deficiency/disorder? Test I could do?

Check thyroid: Thyroid hormone deficiency is associated with cold intolerance. See your pcp for a detailed history and exam and then appropriate lab tests can be done ...Read more