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Hypersexuality

I've been bipolar for a few years and this is my first episode with hyper sexuality.  The first week was amazing....it was a whole new world for me....and I loved it.  The second week I knew I needed to see my doctor...and I did and he gave me some added meds.....but I didn't take them because I loved everything about the episode......I'm in my third week....and I have a nasty bladder infection...no sex for at least a week.  What am I going to do?  Anyone else with this scenario?  I have a followup appointment in 3 weeks with my doc...but what in the heck am I going to do until then?
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Avatar universal
WELL, um you see how many have answered you. Try white vinegar after each time you release urine. small amount on a cotton ball. Use cranberry pills. Always urinate after sexual activity...any kind. It is not an acceptable addiction for women to have an oversexual drive that becomes as addictive as cocaine.
I was a very young teenager when I decided this was better than chocolate and in fact anything. Before being diagnosed with bp 2 I found out how hard it was to quit. It brought shame to me beyond what you can imagine. After finding out I was bp2 this was just part of my world. Yes I have a family of love and no they have never found out.
But looking back I am sure they did. My gyno gave me a low dose antibiotic for the bladder infections and still does because I am still very intimate with husband. I try to make love rather than just get my "groove" on, it helps. You are addicted most likely or will become if you do not stop. I have broke the bond/addiction, but it is hard after being with my husband and having a great high not to think, hmmm I can handle this.....nope.
So far I have not found a female sexual addiction class and am unwilling to start one.
Good luck, be completely honest with your psych. He actually can give you prescription for bladder antibiotic. Good Luck.
1255530 tn?1269867619
Try cranberry azo it the feminine section. It works wonderfully try it and see if it helps u. I haven't met anyone who didn't feel better in a day good luck
877912 tn?1276209475
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