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Suffering from Obsessive compulsive disorder - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   HI
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   How can i help you ?
User :   i have some medical problem...
User :   i just want to confirm to treat...
Doctor :   Please proceed
User :   i have ADHD, OCD and Porngraphy addiction( because of it i have masturbation addiction and also depression)
User :   for which disorder i need to treat first...
Doctor :   Ok since when do you have these problems ?
User :   i have ADHD from school days...
User :   porngraphy addiction from school days...
User :   OCD..also..the same...
User :   now i am 24 year old...
Doctor :   OCD is the first one which has to be considered for treatment
Doctor :   Because OCD symptoms are one which will aggravate the other illnesses
User :   can you tell the symptoms of the OCD?
Doctor :   yes, ones Obsessions or compulsions that are not due to medical illness or drug use
Doctor :   obsessions over family matters ,relationships, incidents , daily activities , fear etc
Doctor :   and the other being Obsessions or compulsions that cause major distress or interfere with everyday life
Doctor :   here the triggers are same as mentioned above , but they do interfere the psychology to a level where patient can go into depression
User :   can you tell some situations in my life... please confirm that it OCD
Doctor :   May i know your symptoms , which came out with a diagnosis of OCD in you since childhood ?
User :   for example,double-checking of things, fear of hurting others
User :   always thinking about negative things...
User :   self esteem is very low...
User :   over Superstitions
Doctor :   yes they are obsessive symptoms but the symptoms need to be graded to arrive at a diagnosis of OCD
Doctor :   Questionnaires, such as the Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale (YBOCS), can help in grading the symptoms and diagnose the illness
Doctor :   many psychiatrist formulate their own questionnaires to arrive at a diagnosis
Doctor :   and it is done by the specialists only ( psychiatrists )
User :   how long it will take to cure OCD?
Doctor :   its depends on the severity of the illness
Doctor :   also over the effectiveness of the therapy
Doctor :   I mean the dosage and the drugs used
User :   if OCD is cured...will ADHD also cured..itself...
Doctor :   Not cured but for sure it will become easy to treat
User :   what about Porngraphy addiction
Doctor :   It needs a will form your side , its very easy if you make up your mind .
Doctor :   the commonly employed technique ids reducing the frequency of pornographic recreations gradually
Doctor :   avoiding loneliness
User :   okay....
User :   because of pro long masturbation..i suspect that i am having low testromone
Doctor :   no , there will be no effect of masturbation on the levels of testosterone
User :   what are the symptoms of low testosterone?
User :   is it because of depression...
Doctor :   Loss of weight , anxiety , erection failure , poor ejaculate, low facial hair growth , anemia etc
Doctor :   these symptoms are very rarely seen , masturbation to some extent is normal and necessary
User :   how to cure low testosterone?
Doctor :   By exogenous testosterone injections
User :   how long it take to cure....
User :   and side effects
Doctor :   depends on the existing levels of the testosterone in blood
Doctor :   Side effects are minimal and are dose dependent
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