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Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more


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Is there such a thing as female castration?

Is there such a thing as female castration?

Definition depends..: Castration usually implies males. Surgical castration is removal of the gonads, or testicles in men. Medical castration is the administration of testosterone blocking hormones. In females, removal of the ovaries; called oophorectomy, or spaying in animals, could be considered castration since the ovaries are the female gonads. ...Read more

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Is there such thing as a male menopause?

Is there such thing as a male menopause?

Yes, sort of: In men testosterone levels decrease very slowly and eventually end up much lower than they were in young men. This is called andropause. Many men will have hot flashes and occasionally, night sweats, as testosterone levels decline similar to what many women experience going through menopause. ...Read more

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Is there really such a thing as male menopause?

Is there really such a thing as male menopause?

Andropause: When testosterone level go down and get symptoms. Decrease energy, libido, erections. Tired, you may feel depression. Unlike menopause, you can stiill get someone pregnant. Is not a recognized medical condition because of debates about specific criterias to make a spwcific medical condition. . It sounds good to say andropause. Is better to see doctor to address your specific needs. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as an artificial lung?

Is there such a thing as an artificial lung?

Not really: It is possible to bypass the lungs with a device called ecmo for a few weeks-months, or in the operating room for patients getting cardiac surgery or a lung transplant. There is no way to artificially replace the lung for life other than a human donor transplant. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as a pathological liar?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Is there such a thing as a pathological liar?

Pathological liar: Also called pseudologia fantastica, is habitual or compulsive lying act which occurs over years, occuring in 1:1, 000 & onset around age 16. It is not delusional, since the stories told have some element of truth in them, and when confronted, the liar admits they are false. The motive for lying is internal, and the lies tend to present the person favorably such as bravery. Tx is psychotherapy. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as a testosterone overdose for a female?

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Is there such a thing as a testosterone overdose for a female?

Same as in men: Too much testosterone in women can lead to similar side effects as in men: change in mood for worse ('roid rage), oily skin +/- acne, hair loss, increase in blood pressure, drop in HDL (good) cholesterol & too much blood (polycythemia). These last 3 side effects can increase risk for heart attack & stroke. Therefore, labs need to be monitored closely in both sexes when supplementing. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as a testosterone overdose for a male?

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Is there such a thing as a testosterone overdose for a male?

Yes: Too much testosterone in either men or women, can lead to dire consequences later on. But in the short term, there is no overdose from a single dose. Published studies have used up to 600mg in a single injection w/o adverse complications or overdose. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as an acne surgery?

Is there such a thing as an acne surgery?

Yes: Acne surgery or acne scar treatments encompass a wide variety of procedures. This can include laser resurfacing/ dermabrasion to smooth the scar tissue. Scar removal and revision to remove deep scars, subcision and filler treatment to lift tethered scar tissue. A dermatologist or facial plastic surgeon can review all of the options with you and determine which is best. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as an "elastic hymen"?

Is there such a thing as an "elastic hymen"?

Yes there is: Presume you mean a hymen that can stretch with intercourse without tearing. Female with this kind of hymen can repeatedly ; falsely claim to be a virgin! ...Read more

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Is there a such thing as an allergy to cats?

Is there a such thing as an allergy to cats?

Yes: Cat is one of the most common causes of allergy symptoms in the us.Asthma. ...Read more

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Is there a such thing as female viagra (sildenafil) or something that does the same thing for the female?

Is there a such thing as female viagra (sildenafil) or something that does the same thing for the female?

No female viagra (sildenafil): As of ro=ight now, viagra (sildenafil) and similar drugs are not approved for use in women. There are no medications available at the present time that enhance female sexual arousal. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as severe menopause?

Is there such a thing as severe menopause?

Not exactly: The symptoms of menopause or peri menopause can be mild, moderate or severe. But menopause itself - absence of periods due to cessation of ovarian function - does not have varying degrees of severity. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as a hypoallergenic diet?

Is there such a thing as a hypoallergenic diet?

Yes.: 95% of all food allergies are due to a few foods - milk & dairy, egg, wheat (barley, oat), soy, corn, seafood, peanuts, seeds & tree nuts. You can be allergic to others but most of the time you can assess whether you have a food allergy by cutting these foods completely out of your diet for 2-3 weeks. If you get better add 1 food back every few days to find the actual cause. Usually 1 or 2 foods. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as backwards progeria like in that movie?

Is there such a thing as backwards progeria like in that movie?

Not that I know.: Interesting movie with brad pitt-but purely fiction! ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as blind pimples?

Is there such a thing as blind pimples?

Yes: Blind pimples are closed whiteheads that are not unclaimed. Topical salicylic wash can open these or prescription retin a (tretinoin). ...Read more

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Is there such thing as a person getting tomato virus?

Is there such thing as a person getting tomato virus?

NO: The only life forms that need to worry about tomato viruses are tomatoes; though I doubt they worry too much about it... ...Read more