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Why Are Some Girls Circumcised How Do They Stand The Pain
Illegal mutilation: Female "circumcision" consists of ampuation of clitoris and labia minora. Some of these unfortunate females also have the vaginal opening sewn. More commonly performed on baby or small girls before puberty, and only in a few backward and primitive societies. Poor girls probably scream or pass out from pain and some even die from blood loss. Ugh. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nervous System: Is aroused and that is why the breasts are affected because they are attached to the nervous system. The entire body reacts. The nipples contract and they are supposed to like to be touched and respond in a positive way in the foreplay before sex. It is the way we were made and wired. It helps makes us ready for the sex act. ...Read more
why do some people complain their head hurts when they become angry, and for some it doesn't happen?
Everyone is differen: Different people handle and express stress differently. Some might clench their jaws or tighten up in the shoulders which may lead to headaches, while others may tense up in other ways. One concern is that the blood pressure may be uncontrolled and therefore contributing to the headaches, so it would be wise to monitor the blood pressure if the headaches are constant or severe. ...Read more
No major impact.: There's no major health impact from this other than brief period of curly hair. ...Read more
True that vaginas expand immensely and look very different from what they used to before childbirth? Or do they go back to normal size? (Not hymen)
Back to normal size: Women (and their body parts) usually go back to "normal size" after delivering a baby. The issue here is actually, "What is normal size?" What is normal after having one baby, is not the same as what was normal before having a baby. Likewise, a NORMAL 30 year-old woman does not have the same identical features as a NORMAL 20-year-old woman. Everyone changes over time and through events. ...Read more
Why are some men not able to have sons and have girls? And why are some men able to have boys but not girls or some can have both?
Coin flip: There are 2 sex chromosomes and sperm carry either the one for a male or female. They can't carry both. The 2 possible outcomes are as random as a coin flip. Heads or tails each time. You don't alternate with conception any more than you can with a coin flip.Yes it can come up heads or tails several times in a row.My gggrandfather had 10 boys and 2 girls. It helped with the farm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Semantics 101: Others may disagree, but i define "belly" to encompass all structures contained within the abdomen and pelvis; whereas the "stomach" is the portion of the gut that receives food from your mouth via the esophagus, then grinds up the food, and sends it on to the intestines for digestion. Hope this helps clarify. ...Read more
Yes: Reduce prolapse to intra anal site. Stool softeners, regular movements, local suppositories from pharmacy to reduce swelling can all help. However if they are that big: may need surgical treatment. ...Read more
Why do some people (mainly old people) get delirium when they have a UTI? How does that happen? Why?
Out of balance: You hate to think of it this way, but when we get old the body (and mind) can become very frail. Many older folk have shrinkage of brain tissue/ some elements of cognitive decline whether it is recognized or not. Add a UTI to that and u can really throw your patient for a loop. With younger folk u rarely see this unless very severe-like sepsis. Once UTI is well treated, expect patient to recover. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are herpes sores always painful? Are they sometimes mild? If so how..need to know straight answer
Confusing question: 1st Menses will generally occur within 3 years of nipple growth, and may be earlier or later than age 11. Delay past 15 is rare. The body develops according to an interplay between the genes that direct the process, the hormones that emerge from the brain and adrenal glands. The exact timing for this process is unpredictable, but the sequence of events is consistent. ...Read more
No: Everyone has the same chance of having a boy or a girl. It is 50% for a boy and 50% for a girl in any given preganancy, regardless of the number of boys or girls in previous pregnancies.-since a mother contributes an X chromosome and a father contributes a Y chromosome. ...Read more
Why do most athletic women have small breasts and why do some men have small penis? Is it hormones? Or is it just how we are made?
MANY FACTORS: Athletes develop more muscles than fatty breast tissues. Men with small genitalia have small built or hormonal influence. Let us ask the urologist, ok ? ...Read more
Why do some people have the courage to say and do things they normally would not do on their own unless they "feel" someone will have their back?
You answered it.: You answered your question with a good answer. But then again, we are all quite different, and built with different strengths and weaknesses. Consider continuining to develop your own capacity for grace, leadership by example, and humility as a road to more peace and tolerance for your fellow knuckleheads. Boundaries can be balanced with grace and reasonable tolerance. ...Read more
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