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Nos (Overview)

Not otherwise specified, as in diagnoses where there's symptoms of more than one disorder, for example; mood disorder, nos.


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What is the definition or description of: nos?

What is the definition or description of: nos?

NOS: Not otherwise specified, as in diagnoses where there's symptoms of more than one disorder, for example; mood disorder, nos. ...Read more

Nos (Overview)

Not otherwise specified, as in diagnoses where there's symptoms of more than one disorder, for example; mood disorder, nos.


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I've experienced mental health issues for a long time and was just diagnosed with personality disorder nos. What is that?

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I've experienced mental health issues for a long time and was just diagnosed with personality disorder nos. What is that?

NOS: It means not otherwise specified, meaning the symptoms do not fit one personality diagnosis or another, but has features of several. ...Read more

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Le hice sexo oral a mi Bf y yo me pase su semen nos besamos.7MIN y se chupó los dedos y los metio. Tome laPastilla del siguiente. Embarazo? Sangrado 7

Le hice sexo oral a mi Bf y yo me pase su semen nos besamos.7MIN y se chupó los dedos y los metio. Tome laPastilla del siguiente. Embarazo? Sangrado 7

To English?: If possible, please write the Q in English so more doctors can help; this is the reality. Yet, I am ready to help if I can read... For the time being, please peruse articles listed in Lifer Reality so to help you how to handle day-to-day health-related concerns. All the best to health. ...Read more

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What is psychosis nos?

Unspecified: It refers to a form of psychosis that does not fit into another defined diagnosis like schizophrenia or psychotic depression. ...Read more

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Hola doctor, estoy preocupado, le introduje mi miembro a mi novia por unos segundos, nos asustamos y tomo la pastilla de emergencia (pregnon)?

Considera que es: Para obtener más respuestas, considere volver a enviar usando la función de traducción al inglés. For more responses, consider resubmitting using English translation feature. ...Read more

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What does hypertension, "essential nos" mean?

What does hypertension, "essential nos" mean?

Essential hypertension: Essential hypertension is when blood pressure is not due to any other identifiable cause. Nos stands for "not otherwise specified". ...Read more

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What does it mean if I have been diagnosed htn nos?

HTN NOS: Hypertension not otherwise specified means your blood pressure is elevated but your doctor selected a code that means a cause has not yet been determined. ...Read more

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How do the diagnosis of anorexia and ed-nos differ?

How do the diagnosis of anorexia and ed-nos differ?

Eating DO: Nos stands for not otherwise specified, as in not fitting full criteria for either anorexia or bulimia. ...Read more

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My Wife is experiencing Excessive clotting and bleeding from the nos?

My Wife is experiencing Excessive clotting and bleeding from the nos?

Nose bleed: Typical nose bleed can be stopped by spraying some neosynephrine in the nose then clamping for 15 minutes. ...Read more

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What is pdd-nos?

PDD: Pdd-nos stands for pervasive developmental disorder - not otherwise specified. In other words, this is a disorder that is characterized by symptoms that are similar to both autism and asperger's disorder, but a person does not meet the full criteria for either of those diagnoses. ...Read more

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What to do if I have bipolar 1, but what is BP nos?

What to do if I have bipolar 1, but what is BP nos?

Get psychiatric care: Get a proper full diagnosis from either a psychiatrist or psychologist. If you have a bipolar diagnosis you will need to be on a mood stabilizer and probably an antidepressant. The nos consideration is due to not making the clear criteria for either bipolar 1 or 2. ...Read more

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How can you treat pdd-nos?

How can you treat pdd-nos?

Social Skills: Most patients on the pdd spectrum suffer from communication and interpersonal skill issues. These are best addressed in a therapeutic social skills treatment group. If there are other symptoms such as anxiety or aggression, dofferent interventions may be required. Best to see a child psychiatrist or child behavioral specialist for an evaluation and recommendations. ...Read more

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Is nos creatine supplement bad for you?

Is nos creatine supplement bad for you?

Not normally: As long as you are healthy, using recommended doses are normally okay. If you have any renal or cardiac issues, or starting a new workout plan, consider speaking with your primary. It is generally recommended to stay well hydrated when using any muscle bulking agents such as creatine, especially nos. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: PDD-NOS?

What is the definition or description of: PDD-NOS?

PDD, NOS: a previous: Diagnostic category. Pervasive developmental disorder (PDD) described a group of disorders with delayed language development and deficits in social interaction. NOS refers to "Not Otherwise Specified" meaning a person's condition did not meet full criteria for a specific condition. We now refer to these disorders as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). ...Read more

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When would they say a person has an eating disorder nos?

When would they say a person has an eating disorder nos?

It's a technicality: The diagnosis ednos just means that the patient doesn't fit neatly into a dsm-iv diagnostic category, it has little real meaning as the symptoms are the same or similar and the mortality (death) and morbidity (illness) is not really different. ...Read more

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Does pdd-nos gradually disappear as a person gets older?

Often Improves: This depends on a lot of factors, but it is not unusual for some of the problems with pddnos to improve with age. In particular, the social awkwardness often imprves to the point that the person does not stand out from the crowd quite so much. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with nos 2 depression what does that mean?

NOS: Not otherwise specified (nos) is a category for a number of disorders in the dsm-iv-tr that do not meet criteria for another specific disorder. For example, depressive disorder nos does not meet criteria for major depressive disorder or dysthymia. Nos disorders are clinically significant and need treatment, often similar types of treatment as similar disorders. ...Read more

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What are the most common reasons a child is diagnosed with pdd-nos?

What are the most common reasons a child is diagnosed with pdd-nos?

That's complicated.: Pdd nos is diagnosed in children who have some signs of autism but not enough to qualify for a full diagnosis. For more information go to the following websites: nationalautismresources. Com, firstsigns. Org, and healthychildren. Org. ...Read more

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What to do if I just smoked after I drank a nos energy drink. Is that bad?

Neither recommended: Both are bad for you, smoking being the worse of the two evils. However, combining the two can increase chances of stomach and cardiac issues, such as irritation of ulcers, arrhythmias, or hypertension. ...Read more

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What is the difference between Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Anxiety NOS?

What is the difference between Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Anxiety NOS?

NOS means: Not otherwise specified. NOS is used at the end of a diagnosis when it is very general. GAD is more specific and refers to a type of anxiety that manifests in many circumstances and is not triggered by a specific situation nor is it panic attacks. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Epithelial cell abnormalties atypical aglandular cells nos. What does this mean from my pap?

Atypical Glandular cells: The cervix has two cell types- squamous, and glandular. Most abnormalities are in the squamous cells, and can often be seen with colposcopy. Glandular abnormalities are usually not visible with a magnifying lens at colposcopy, and so biopsies are needed to rule out cancers. Glandular cancers are related to HPV usually like the squamous ones, so HPV testing can also help. ...Read more

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What is the prognosis for a very high functioning, happy and communicative child diagnozed with PDD nos?

What is the prognosis for a very high functioning, happy and communicative child diagnozed with PDD nos?

It's good: If PDD is progressive developmental delay, and you have a happy communicative child, don't let labels interfere with your enjoyment of your baby's growth and development! All kids develop at different rates, and even though some children develop outside of the bell shaped curve, the prognosis is good if you spend a lot of loving time with them. ...Read more

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I read that paxil is NOS inhibitor. What that means? What are the advantages and disadvantages of this effect?

I read that paxil is NOS inhibitor. What that means? What are the advantages and disadvantages of this effect?

Too technical but...: 2010 paper says “preclinical studies have demonstrated that inhibition of NOS produces anxiolytic and antidepressant-like behavioral effects in a variety of ANIMAL...The studies are primarily acute studies, and there is a great need for examination of the chronic effects...There are several HUMAN studies indicating an important role of elevated NO in the pathogenesis of affective disorders and..." ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have bipolar 1, but what is BP nos?

What do you suggest if I have bipolar 1, but what is BP nos?

Unspecified Bipolar: The diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder Not Otherwise Specified is made when criteria for Bipolar I and II are not met. For instance – depressive episodes are too brief to qualify or there is concern that bipolar sx's are caused by another condition (such as medical problem or substance abuse). ...Read more

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What is the difference between asperger's and pdd-nos?

Function: Aspergers tend to be academically bright and have social issues as they do not read emotional cues well. They do not have language issues. Pdd-nos or pervasive developmental delay can also have a wide range of dysfunction and as the name suggests have delays across the board. They can be similar or vary in how they manifest on the spectrum. ...Read more

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What is bipolar nos and is as serious as bipolar disorder?

What is bipolar nos and is as serious as bipolar disorder?

Bipolar Disorder NOS: Although the diagnosis of bipolar disorder not otherwise specified is often less severe then bipolar I or ii disorder (because the person didn't meet dsm criteria for either) that isn't always the case. It could occur because the person was previously diagnosed with a psychotic disorder or possibly because there is concern that substance abuse or a medical condition was causative. ...Read more

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