Doctor Q&A for Dr. Asa Marokus

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 16 years experience
Intense unease: Classically, agitated patients present to the ED yelling and assuming a threatening posture with increased motor activity.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 16 years experience
Not a good idea: A couple of things: -wellbutrin (bupropion) is not normally first-line medication for anxiety because it acts on Dopamine receptors vs. Ssris, which a... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 16 years experience
See PCP or neurology: Difficult to know answer without more information, like many of the questions posted on healthtap. Your doctor will want to know the answer to a numb... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 16 years experience
ERP: Erp (exposure response prevention) is the preferred psychotherapy for social anxiety. It is based on cbt and helps you develop relaxation skills to f... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 16 years experience
No medical diagnosis: Adrenal fatigue is not an official medical diagnosis. However, if there actually is a lack of hormones released from the adrenal glands, then you wou... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 16 years experience
See prescribing doc: A few questions would help clarify. 1. What is your pulse? 2. What was your pulse before starting the medication? 3. Have you ever had elevated pul... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 16 years experience
No medical diagnosis: This is not an official medical diagnosis. Used commonly by chiropractors, naturopaths, etc. As this is a community of medical doctors, it would pro... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 16 years experience
More info needed: Are you pregnant? Has this happened before? Are there any other signs or symptoms? Is your hair loss is certain spots or diffusely all over? Can other... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 16 years experience
Clonazepam?: It's important to know if you are referring to Clonazepam or clozapine. You can always do an online med interaction check (on epocrates.Com) if you a... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asa Marokus
Child Psychiatry 16 years experience
Hypnosis: There have been studies with children blowing pinwheels to decrease anxiety and pain response related to injections and blood draws. Medication can a... Read More
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