The disorder is characterized by self-stimulation of the genitalia frequently associated with unusual posture and movement, sweating, flushing, tachypnea, and typically begins in infancy and early childhood
Differential diagnosis:These can be mistaken from the abnormal posturing and movements during masturbation
- Abdominal pain
- Paroxysmal dystonia
Counseling and educating the parents:Let them to understand that it is a normal behavior in children and that they will often outgrow it. Therefore, scolding the child could result in positive reinforcement of such behavior and low self-esteem; rather they should be gently talked to on the need to avoid such behaviors especially in public places, then subsequently even in privacy.