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Regional slang for various abuse substances—e.g., heroin, cocaine.
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A male child, from birth to puberty.


A male child, from birth to age of puberty. See Bubble boy, Little boy, Tomboy.

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Q. Is Autism mostly common for boys?

A. Autism isn't very common in the general popuylation of boys (about several cases per 100 boys), but it's 5 times more common in boys than in girls, which makes it a disease mainly of males.

Q. i want 2 date a guy but most guys try to take advantge of me but i wont let them wat do i do to get a good guy

A. get to know them first on a you and him basis, because if you bring him around your friends or family, he'll act like prince charming to win them over. also, figure out how experienced he is and if he is too experienced and if he says he can change that and you dont feel comfortable with it then end it. you need to find someone who respects you.

Q. My boy has diabetes. Recently he was diagnosed with vitiligo. What is it and what can be the reason for this? My boy has diabetes. recently he was diagnosed with vitiligo. Our doctor said that he hopes it not a polyglandular autoimmune syndrome. what is vitiligo and what does this big phrase (polyglandular autoimmune syndrome) mean?

A. Vitiligo is a pigmentation disorder and the major cause of vitiligo is the autoimmunity. Some internal factor cause the destruction of melanocytes cell which produce the melanin a substance responsible for the coloration of skin. this lack of melanin infect results in <a href="">white patch on skin</a> of hypo pigmentation.
Normally vitiligo is not related with other disease like diabetes. However a little inheritance may include in the occurence of vitiligo.

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While applications of Foucault's genealogical method to the study of boys' bodies and boyhood sexualities have so far been sparse, non-Western case studies of boyhood have been even rarer.
A test case is the DSM-IV-TR entity Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, which invites a reflection on cultural and biomedical notions of what constitutes normal boyhood behavior (Hart, Grand, & Riley, forthcoming; Singh, 2005; Timimi, 2005).
This being the case, an anthropologically informed "cartography" or mapping of boyhood sexualities as local and situated "performances" could provide a contrasting perspective, even a corrective.
As might be expected, in many African communities early boyhood sexual activities are welcomed as a sign of potency (documented for the Bakongo, Tutsi, and Burundi).
Here, then, we encounter four typical instances of 20th century Western "medicalization" of boyhood.
Although these attitudes may seem antithetical, both refer to a core male or even human sexuality that is in place prior to boyhood.
Streiker (1993) details how Colombian boyhood sexuality is implicated in the virginity codes concerning women:
Although ethnographies have appeared on diverse male sexualities, boyhood sexuality sadly lacks a backbone ethnographic corpus that might legitimize academic interest in its cultural salience.
The purpose of this paper has been to illustrate ways in which the status of boys' bodies and boyhood sexuality has been fashioned according to biomedical paradigms and to suggest another way to approach the phenomena.