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Can brain trauma cause autism spectrum disorder?

Can brain trauma cause autism spectrum disorder?

No: Head trauma can produce a variety of behavioral and cognitive changes, but there is no association with autism spectrum. ...Read more

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Dr. James Eitner
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Testicular Disorders (Definition)

an altered anatomical/physiological state deviating from its supposedly normal range leading to affecting the general/specific well-being tightly related with the organ; likewise, that is applicable to testes, that is, testicular disorders, which could ...Read more


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Does mitochondrial dysfunction cause some sort of autism spectrum disorder?

Does mitochondrial dysfunction cause some sort of autism spectrum disorder?

Maternally derived: Mutations in mitochondrial dna cause defective energy production impacting cell function in the 65 known mitochondrial disorders.Muscle weakness occurs in all;blindness, & deafness in some. A progressive neurological disorder with developmental regression with or without autistic behaviors occurs in some types. Some organs may be affected & not others. Mother may be unaffected or mildly affected. ...Read more

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Does lymphoma and Leukemia causes erectile dysfunction ?

Does lymphoma and Leukemia  causes erectile dysfunction ?

Yep: Yes, they can.Could be the medications you are taking, overall fatigue/exhaustion from those meds or your diet or your changed lifestyle,or a psychological reaction,from all those cells clogging up the works or,most likely,a combination of these things. If this develops,you need to discuss this all with your doctor.And if the opposite occurs (which it can) after about 4 hours high tail it to an ER ...Read more

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Can men have eating disorders?

Can men have eating disorders?

Certainly can: While more common in women, men certainly can suffer eatng disorders. They may be more uncomfortable about seeking treatment or talking to their doctor. Nonetheless they can suffer the same serious health consequences and can benefit from treatment. See: http://cpancf.Com/eatingdisorders.Asp. ...Read more

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Does penile Lymphocele or any other lumps on penis causes erectile dysfunction ?

Does penile Lymphocele or any other lumps on penis causes erectile dysfunction ?

Lymphangitis?: A lymphocele of the penis would be unlikely. Sclerosing lymphangitis, related to rough masturbation or sex, is self limited, though it can make the penis look quite ill. As for other lumps, Peyronies Disease causes firm plaques to arise in the deep part of the penis, which can result in erectile dysfunction. If you have > 30' curvature or pain with erection, see your urologist ASAP. ...Read more

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Are mental disorders genetic?

Are mental disorders genetic?

Genetic Influence: There is evidence for genetic predisposition in mood disorders like depression & bipolar disorder; anxiety disorders; and schizophrenia. There may be some in alcoholism also. Having 1st degree relatives with a condition does not mean you will develop it though, because genes are not the only important influence. Environment, nutrition, and lifestyle play a huge part in how things show up. ...Read more

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How are diagnoses of lysosome storage disorders differentiated from congenital disorders of glycosylation? References?

How are diagnoses of lysosome storage disorders differentiated from congenital disorders of glycosylation? References?

Difficult to differe: Lysosome storage disease, congenital disorders of glycosylation (cdg), peroxisomal disorders, smith-lemli-opitz are "single-gene disorders, most of which demonstrate autosomal-recessive inheritance. These 4 categories of metabolic diseases involve molecules important in cell membranes and share overlapping clinical presentations". (avery's diseases of the newborn, by w. Taeusch, 2005, p. 258). ...Read more

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Are people with chromosome disorders & abnormal syndromes capable of reproduction, breastfeeding, and ejaculating?

Are people with chromosome disorders & abnormal syndromes capable of reproduction, breastfeeding, and ejaculating?

Varies with problem: In trisomy 21, the females are fertile but the males are not. The females that carry fragile X are generally fertile and pass the disorder to some of their male offspring who will not be fertile as adults. There are thousands of syndromes, the specifics of which are beyond the space allowed here for answers. ...Read more

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Can hormone therapy for males suffering prostate cancer cause mental confusion?

Can hormone therapy for males suffering prostate cancer cause mental confusion?

Yes, rarely: For the most part, the hormone blockade would not cause confusion. The hormone blockers can make any pre-existing condition gradual worse but they are also reversible. That said, after giving this therapy to >1000 men, only once have i seen someone with pre-existing mental disease have serious rapid worsening. This was fixed by stopping the hormone blockers. ...Read more

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What axis (for psychiatric illnesses) is somatization disorders on?

What axis (for psychiatric illnesses) is somatization disorders on?

Axis I: Axis i is for reporting all the various clinical disorders or other conditions that may be a focus of clinical attention except for personality disorders and mental retardation (which are reported on axis ii). Somatization disorder is a type of somatoform disorder. ...Read more

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What disorders affect the penis?

What disorders affect the penis?

Many: Many disorders affect the penis including cancer, skin lesions including herpes, and genital warts. Lack of blood supply to the penis can cause penile gangene (usually from a condition called atrial fibrillation or peripheral vascualr disease). Blockage and scarring of the urethra may make it difficult to urinate. Of course erectile dysfunction may occur requiring medical or surgical treatment. ...Read more

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Mental disorders are diseases?

Mental disorders are diseases?

Yes: Mental disorders are diseases, not a moral failing. If you have any issues, please consult your doctor as effective treatment may be available for the disorder. ...Read more

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Is there psychological disorders associated with crohns?

Is there psychological disorders associated with crohns?

Coping: Specific research on psychological disorders with crohns is slim, but one series of 110 patients showed a high incidence of depressed mood along with anxiety, especially when the disease is active [ http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/19644430 ] not only are the gut and brain richly interconnected, but coping with any life-altering chronic disease is challenging. It takes both courage & support. ...Read more

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Are psychological changes and mood disorders related to brain tumor?

Are psychological changes and mood disorders related to brain tumor?

Depends: Depends on location of tumor, treatment side effects etc. Check with treating m.D for clarification regarding location. ...Read more

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Does tsd ( transimitted sexual disease )causes erectile dysfunction and what types of tsd causes it ?

Does tsd ( transimitted sexual disease )causes erectile dysfunction and what types of tsd causes it ?

No, but...: There has been no known direct causal relation of stds for er, but std-related anxiety may affect mental aspect of male sexuality. Besides, the late stage of syphilis (neurosyphilis) and hiv-related weakness and dysfunction may affect male sexuality. Otherwise, i cannot think of any direct connection of std to ed. Of course, enjoy safe sex with caution and responsibility. ...Read more

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Does any penile lumps causes erectile dysfunction ?

Does any penile lumps causes erectile dysfunction ?

Here are some ...: The deep local scar-like tissue change (severe fibrosis) of Peyronie's disease in time becomes palpable lumps, called plaque, which in turn restricts penile extension and even impairs blood supply or entrapment for engorgement and erection. AT end, erectile dysfunction ensues. That is penile lumps which can cause ED. ...Read more

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What prostate problems are caused by overindlugence in sex?

What prostate problems are caused by overindlugence in sex?

Overindulgence eh?: None specifically but it could possibly cause a bacterial infection called prostatiits. This is painful and takes a while to treat. You could also have a sexually transmitted disease causing symptoms also. If you are having problems see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Jesse Mills
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Penis Disorders (Definition)

A variety of abnormal conditions ...Read more