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Dr. Dia Arpon

Psychiatry
Buffalo Mills, PA
27 years experience

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Psychiatry

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73 Answers
5 Agrees
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Buspar (buspirone) : If you have generalized anxiety disorder consider Buspar (buspirone) It is non habit forming. Deplin is a methyfolate supplements which can make your ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Yes: Seek medical attention. It could be anxiety but you need to rule out a more serious heart condition
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Perhaps you are dehy: Dehydration can cause cramping drink fluid. If the pain worsens or of you are spotting seek medical care. It could be an infection or appendicitis
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Medication and Cbt : You may need a serotonin retake inhibitor like zoloft (sertraline) combined with cognitive behavioral therapy. You can learn not to think the worse wh... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Sinus infection like: You have sinuses behind your ears. Your ear nose and throat are all connected. If your symptoms persist for longer than a week, you made need antib... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Diclofenac : Diclofenac is a non steroidal anti inflammatory medication. Take it 6 to 8 hrs up to three times a day. If it does not improve let the surgeon evalua... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
No: If your nightmares are trauma related. Consider Prazosin 1mg at bedtime which helps prevent post traumatic stress disorder. If you can tolerate it and... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Yes: I recommend a two week cross taper where you take 1/2 of your Risperdal for one week and then take 1/2 every other day for one week then stop. In the ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Carbuncle: It could be a staph infection, insect bite, boil, or sebaceous cyst due to a blocked sweat gland. I would have it evaluated by your primary care physi... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Yes: If you start having breakthrough symptoms consider another medication in the same class
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
No: You need 12 more hours. It is a process and sometimes it takes time after an exposure for symptoms to reveal itself. But after 15 days no symptoms it ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Pinch the penis prio: Pinch the head of the penis prior to insertion to prolong the time before ejaculation. Take a warm shower to relax
A member asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Possibly : It depends on the rules of the company. I don't believe it is fair because adult attention deficit disorder is real. Untreated people with adhd can so... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Ovarian cyst : Each month on your cycle an unfertilized egg is released from your ovary and may cause pain. If you are sexuality active you may need to be screened f... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Possibly: You may be overdoing it. BOWEL CHANGES SHOULD BE INVESTIGATED IF IT PERSIST. THE MORE ACTIVITY YOU DO INCREASES BOWEL MOTILITY. IT IS IMPORTANT TO ST... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Stress : Stress can affect the timing of your menses onset. Sometimes you can get a tubal pregnancy even if your tubes are tied. I would take weekly pregnancy ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Starvation : Ketones are formed when your body is not getting nourishment and is having to find nutrients from stored fat. It is a byproduct of that process that c... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Yes: Please seek medical attention, you could have an sexuality tram it Ted infection
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Ask your doctor for : The Risperdal should be out of his system by now. What do you mean detox? You should probably call his prescribing doctor or take him to the emergenc... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Stress: It may be stress related, holding your breath too long,or tension. I would maybe do some breathing and relaxation techniques prior to sex. A warm show... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Yes.: Escitalopram at 25mg is a high dose. High doses of serotonin retake inhibitors combined with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds like asprin, Motrin ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Lexapro (escitalopram) : Lexapro (escitalopram) is suppose to be weight neutral and is indicated for anxiety and depression. Well but run decreases your appetite and helps wit... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Go to er: Seek emergency care to monitor your vitals. You could be at risk for cardiovascular collapse. Consider seeking a detox or rehab program when you are s... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Shin splints : At your age it can be growing pains. Have you had a rapid growth spurt lately? I would recommend thicker socks and comfortable shoes with ankle suppor... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
No: If you cogh up geen, brown, or bloody plegm seeks medical attn. Especially if you have a fever. STOP SMOKING IF APPLICABLE IT INCREASES MUCOUS PRODUCT... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Yes. A uti can mimic: A urinary tract infection can cause the symptoms you are experiencing. Pregnancy can put you at risk for utis because It can lower your immune system... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Yes: But don't take anymore
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Yes: You can get rebound insomnia. I recommend going down to 1/2 for now week than stop.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
An ovarian cyst: An egg may be being released from your ovary causing discomfort. See gynecologist also to rule out a std, bacterial vaginitis
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Norepinephrine : During stress norepinephrine or the adrenalin hormone is released. It causes vasoconstriction in certain blood vessels to increase blood flow to the ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Bipolar symptoms : Safety 1st, if you are suicidal you need to go to the er to be evaluated. If you have difficulty regulating your mood, mood swings, racing thoughts, r... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
See your doctor: If it hurts when you press on it. It is likely musculoskeletal in origin and may be a muscle strain. If you had a viral infection recently it could be... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Get thyroid checked: Your throat can affrct the flow of your period. If you are overweight you a be at risk for polycystic ovarian syndrome which can affect your metaboli... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Possibly : The first three months is when the baby is forming. It is not clear on how much alcohol can lead to Fetal alcohol syndrome. The most important thing ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Tucks (witch hazel) medicated pads: You may have internal hemorrhoids. I would use tucks (witch hazel) medicated pads for hemorrhoids for the itching and preparation h ointment. CONSIDER... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Likely a muscle stra: If it hurts when you push on it, and the serious things have been ruled out, you likely pulled a muscle. If you don't have a history of stomach ulcers... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Photosensitivity : Photosensitivity is a side effect commonly of amitriptyline. This is a sensitivity to light and you may sunburn easily. A rare side effect is hyperthe... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Multiple factors: If a one day period is abnormal. CONSIDER GETTING A PREGNANCY TEST, HAVE YOU BEEN UNDER STRESS LATELY, ARE YOU EXERCISING TOO MUCH, OR ARE YOU TAKING ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Occasional ok: Occasional Motrin is ok. However ssris affect platelet aggregation which can lead to easy bruising. Take Motrin with food or milk to avoid developing ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Be honest with your : It is great that you stopped nicotine and the can lead to low birth weight babies.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
It is likely a side : It is not one of the common side effects reported. If it does not go away or if you have vision changes I would let the prescribing physician know
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Possibly : I would rule in stress and anxiety as a last resort. I believe you need to be evaluated by a primary care provider to check for signs of infection, ie... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Dehydration : Make sure you stay hydrated with water or it can cause contractions. If you have a fever, have bowel changes, spotting seek medical care immediately. ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
It depends : Your weight can fluctuate by 10 lbs a day. 4 pounds may just be water weight. I believe a man your height should be eating 1800 calories per day. TO B... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Yes: However it should get better the longer you are on it. Usually in 3-5 days. If you can't tolerate it you may want to switch to another one.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Tired: resentments, fear of pregnancy, fear of intimacy, anxiety can all impact your sex drive. also certain meds such as blood pressure meds, antidepressant... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Mood stabilizers : Mood stabilizers is the treatment of choice for bipolar such as lithium, depakote, lamictal. Latuda (lurasidone) and seroquel can help with bipolar de... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
36 hours after last : The time it takes your body to reach plasma blood levels is 2-4 hours. The time it takes your body to excrete the medication in your urine after the l... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dia Arpon
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Yes: It depends on family history, history of trauma to your head, depression, previous drug use, and can sometimes be a side effect of benzodiazipines. Yo... Read More

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Thank you for your prompt response. My doctor agrees, was happy to provide safe operation letter because "if anything this will make you a better driver"
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I appreciate you taking the time to help people gain piece of mind.. it really is invaluable. Thanks!!!!!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I was on lex for years, think it helped- considering it again- dr tues

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