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Dr. J.J. Rodos

Psychiatry
Matteson, IL, null
63 years experience male

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Matteson, IL

Address

20320 s crawford, Matteson, IL
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Psychiatry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

44 Answers
6 Agrees
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Several roads: Yes, zoloft, (sertraline) an ssri may causeyour problem. Check with your physician to see if you can use bupropion [wellbutrin]. If this change does n... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Consider : A functional brainscan would be helpful. There are 3: spect, fmri, and pet. These scans provide diagnostic assistance as they provide iformation on br... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
No one knows: The only interaction studies involve only two medications. Theoretically, we know a great deal about the manner in which drugs are metalized and they ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Get evaluation now: Seek an evaluaton and treatment. Infants dehydrate quickly but other complications are possible. Lethargy warrants urgent action.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
More information: Need age, diabetes or other medical illness, medication? All of these are a factor in reduced libido[sex drive] more difficult to assess are the psyc... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Neither: Best success is with behavior therapy plus medication.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Yes: A variety of medical conditions may present with the symptoms you describe. Consult your physician to have them evaluated.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Yes: The few studies available using unadulterated marihuana appear to show no liver effect. However, street marijuana often contains other adulterants whi... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Yes: Walking 30' /day produces changes in brain chemistry, increases endorphins and enkephalins as well as increasing gdnf and bdnf. In short it improves ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Many approaches work: There are many effective natural or alternative approaches: relaxation breathing exercises meditation tai chi ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Yes: It is very important the site where you are having this dome has appropriate equipment for emergencies and the person using nitrous oxygen[laughing ga... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Possible, not likely: Relafen (nabumetone) is a non steroidal anti -inflammatory. Stronger than Aspirin and less than cortisone products. It has many side effects. Withdraw... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
No: You might have avoided the discontinuation syndromeif you had dropped to30mgdaily for 7days and then take 3xnext week and stop. Discontinuation syndro... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Yes: Yes, there are two issues. The family of drugs that Lexapro (escitalopram) falls into may cause weight gain. Lexapro (escitalopram), perhaps less than... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Need diagnosis: Have a sleep study to ascertain the correct diagnosis and thus the correct treatment. Mood disorders[depression] is made more difficult to treat when ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Yes: This is a tricky issue. Yes, i advise my patients to stop at least a month before attempting pregnancy. I encourage them to remain off during the enti... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Depends on your day: Both are ritalin (methylphenidate). Ir lasts about 3-4hrs. Concerta is Ritalin (methylphenidate) that lasts 10-12 hrs. All the forms of ritalin (methy... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Just do it: Remind yourself that you are an adult and responsible for getting assistance when you feel you need it and from whom you feel is appropriate. You are ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Yes: Anxiety and a number of other things[depression, diet, weather] may increase the perception of pain. Anxiety is more likely to affect muscle tone and ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Fluids, fiber and ex: Maintain adequate fluid intake. Adequate fiber in diet. 30 minute walking/day, senokot-s or equivalent if needed, ff problem persists see your physi... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Requires evaluation: Your concerns merit a thorough evaluation by your physician.Such problems as anxiety, or mixed anxiety/depression, a number of pulmonary conditions, a... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Yes: Traumatic brain injury[tbi} may produce multiple symptoms. These may include seizures, anxirty, apathy, depression, loss of executive skills and many ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Slowly decrease dose: Subpoxone and subutex are both opiates. They will produce dependence if taken long enough. To stop using, reduce about 10% of dose q 4 days. Can use C... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
No: At the present time diet and stress control are the ketstones of therapy.. Medication therapies have produced mixed results.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
No: There are many reasons: surgery, malabsorption and medication are the 3 principal causes.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Few studies: Placing the film strip in the cheek space may provide more effective absorption. There are no studies using suboxone, but several with other drugs use... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Many variables: First, there are many autoimmune disorders recognized, and many more about which we are not sure. Second, more than1 autoimmune disorder may coexist i... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
No: Yes, you can. But in the first trimester it is wise to take nothing. Teratogenicity, causing ill effects on the infant, is not known for many medicati... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Varies with individu: Everyone responds differently to alcohol which is a brain sedative. Withdrawal is what happens when you stop suddenly following dependence. Becoming d... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Apply: You won't know until you apply and your individual case is reviewed. You may have other issues which will be considered in the evaluation.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Many variables: Injury to the nasal passages from 'snorthing' will depend on frequency of use, with what the Cocaine was cut and the health of the tissue in the nose.... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
yes: It may be many things or nothing significant. These are non-specific tests, as opposed to rafactor;lecells, and others which define autoimmune disease... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
No quick remedy: Thc and other chemicals which are found in marijuana are stored in body fat and take 25-35 days from last use to disappear . Know of no reliable way t... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Allergy vs ADR: An allergy to antipsychotics is an allergy to antipsychotics!the side effects to antipsychotics are 3: extra pyramidal: dystonia, akathesia, an... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Should be no problem: Prozac (fluoxetine) is a drug with a long half life. The longest in its class. Thus a discontinuation syndrome is rare. Even st a 60mgdaily dose i usu... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Neither: The short term use of either is about equal.If insonia persists [longer than 2 weeks] then cause is critical. Mood disorder, pain, medication, anxiety... Read More
A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
No: This a potassium sparing diuretic and unless your physician directs you to add, stay away.
A member asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Good.: Being anxious is an appropriate response to the situation you face. Wait for the results of the colposcopy and biopsy. This will provide you with a mo... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Yes and no: Use of any medication during pregnancy is murky. If not life sustaining, it is best to avoid any medication during the first three months. For the 2nd... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
No: 30-30 days is required to clear the body of marijuana. It is stored in the body's fat cells and slowly clears.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
No: Not sure what 'early' means. There is a body of data that suggestes you be symptom free for 4-6 months before slow tapering of medications + support i... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Possibe: Alcohol is a brain sedative. Withdrawal can vary from seizures, delirium to mild agitation. Predicting the severity of withdrawal is difficult as tole... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Don't: Unless you have some very unique problem, don't mix two opioids. They have different duration of action and add up when used together. This may cause ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. J.J. Rodos
Psychiatry 63 years experience
Perhaps: This is more difficult than it seems. All autism spectrum disorders are not alike. Looking at functional brain scans[spect} has taught us this importa... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Rodos is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rodos is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Still does not explain speech impediment now
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THANKYOU.. I am very grateful for your time. Eternal gratitude.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

ATS university/KCOM
Graduated 1959MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Blue Island Region, IL - Summer
2013
Top Psychiatrist , Second Place, Illinois - Summer
2013
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