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Yes: Coprolalia is the excessive and uncontrollable use of foul language, including words related to feces (bowel waste). It is a typical symptoms in tourette's syndrome -- a neurological disorder characterized by repetitive, stereotyped, involuntary movements and vocalizations called tics. People with tourette's curse out of uncontrollable compulsion, not anger or desire to insult. ...Read more
What number of people who suffer coprolalia,copropraxi and coprographia combined do not have tourettes?
Dunno the number: but they may occur rarely in other neurological disorders, as when certain areas of the brain are damaged by a "stroke", encephalitis, or trauma or in Lesch-Nyhan syndrome, dementia or obsessive–compulsive disorder without tics. Anecdotally, I have seen similar behaviors in a few children with either Juvenile-Onset Bipolar Disorder with Hypersexuality or Child Maltreatment Syndrome- Molest. ...Read more
Cannabis is the only substance which has had a significant effect on my tourettes with coprolalia. Would marinol be an appropriate treatment?
Marinol: This is a schedule 3 controlled substance that requires prescription. Discuss with your treating physician. ...Read more
I'm a 23 year-old female with a painful hard vein in my armpit. Why could this be and what can I do about it? Could this have to do with breastfeeding even though the painful vein is a good distance from the breasts?
In : In a patient who is actively breast feading a palpable lump or cord can be indicative of a clogged duct. This condition is treatable by your physician or lactation consultant. However, if there is an identifiable "vein", your assessment may be correct. Regardless, you should report this to your primary doctor or your ob/gyn physician. Depending on their assessment, an ultrasound can be very helpful to futher evaluate whether it is a vascular issue or breast duct issue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Doc! I had unprotected sex on my last day of menses, I had a contraceptive patch on but got removed same day, my periods stopped for 2 days or so, then resumed with light flow, it got darker and a bit heavier with clots?
Not all the time: There is a specific type of vocal tic called coprolalia and this means cursing or saying an obscene, foul or derogatory word repetitively and involuntarily. It is actually quite rare. ...Read more
Most have ADHD & OCD: Comorbid conditions: adhd & odd may be severe "teaching the tiger") is a good book. Language- based learning disabilities, habit disorders ( hair-pulling, nail biting, skin-picking), OCD also can be severe. Other anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, coprolalia & copropraxia (saying/doing "filthy"things. Sometimes asperger syndrome co-occurs. See tsa.Org. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I need some advice on how to grow my breasts.I'm 17 and I'm totally flat.i need to grow them naturally, plz help me..I'm really really thin too.
No intervention: There is no safe and effective way to "grow" breasts. Hormonal treatments would not be advised in the absence of a documented endocrine disorder. Many thin women have small breasts . Have you menstruated already? If not, then you should see your pediatician. I understand that you would like to look a certain way. If you are feeling very self conscious, you could try a padded bra. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers