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Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder

Definition of the noun Persistent Genital Arousal Disorder

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noun

  1. A spontaneous, persistent, and uncontrollable genital arousal, with or without orgasm or genital engorgement, unrelated to any feelings of sexual desire.

Explanation

Persistent genital arousal disorder, originally called persistent sexual arousal syndrome, Weiss Disease, and also known as restless genital syndrome, results in a spontaneous, persistent, and uncontrollable genital arousal, with or without orgasm or genital engorgement, unrelated to any feelings of sexual desire. It was first documented by Dr. Sandra Leiblum in 2001, only recently characterized as a distinct syndrome in medical literature with a comparable counterpart increasingly reported by men.

  • also known as PGAD, Restless Genital Syndrome, RGS, PSAS, ReGS, Mempin Syndrome

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Google previewDictionary of Medical Abbreviations (2016)

The World's most comprehensive list of English-language medical abbreviations and acronyms by Burt Vance

PGA = polyglycolic acid PGA = prostaglandin A PGA = pteroylglutamatic acid PGAD = persistent genital arousal disorder PGAM = phosphoglycerate mutase PGAS = persisting galactorrhea-amenorrhea syndrome PGAS = polyglandular ...

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia of Christian Counseling (2011)

An Indispensable Tool for Helping People with Their Problems by Dr Tim Clinton, Dr Ron Hawkins

Persistent genital arousal disorder (PGAD) involves pudendal nerve triggers and brain chemicals. The inhibiting brain chemicals, such as serotonin, need to be activated (Leiblum & Nathan, 2001). • Urethritis or urethral syndrome is due to an ...

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