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Dr. Robert Marvit

Psychiatry
Aiea, HI
59 years experience

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Psychiatry

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English

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Depends on the drugs: This will be connected to the drugs being looked for in the hair and what you are taking. Obviously narcotics will show up if taking over long periods... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Alkaline: Anything that turns uirne alkaline so it would be oral ingestion of a variety of substances.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Generally yes: The first pee is most concentrated from overnight so if would be likely to show something.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Not necessarily: Depends on both degree and kind. Positive health reinforcement with medication secondary.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Possibly: Depends on the degree. Antithrombotic therapy available. Like anything else the risks need to be considered. Like blocked artery in heart, angiopplast... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Yes: Depends on treatment and anatomy.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
No: Fluidcinthe middle ear can be potntially harmful. See an ear dr for.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Depedence: Xanax (alprazolam) is a benzodiazepine and can causr dependece and withdrawel if stopped suddenly zoloft make cause liver and other problems depending... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Many ways: Crush them up, dissolve the, use injection or patches. They might try talking to the patient.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
If you want: Obviously these coditions can be contolled with and without medication. It is a matter weighing the risks and commitment to the process that is criti... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
No: That freqrncy does not create a problem of withdrawel.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Sometimes: Depends on location size type and cause.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Gee: Depends on drugs but both conditions need treatment together.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Consequences: Both are obsessive compulsive behaviors but sex addicts can get into trouble due to interaction with others. Masturbators generaaly do iit alone.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Depends: Icreased appetite, drowsiness, slowing down of anxiety. Some people can have the opposite or evn no effect.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
No: There is some evidence of genetic loading but clearly not one to one.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Depends on drug: To attack the CNS they have to cross the blood brain barrier. Not all drugs do this and it tends to be dose related as well as purity.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
No: If you had 900 you wouldn't be around. Post partum blood pressure may be due to retained weight diet and other factors. It is not the baby per se that... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Not usually: Blank stares occur in othe conition like petite mal epilepsy.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Good idea: Should be sent to lab for testng at the very least.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Not necessesarily: Eeg are not simply right or wrong but must be interperted based on context and conditions.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Liquid nitrogen: This is ususlly an actinic keratosis. Removing can be done in many ways the easiest is liqud nitrogen applied with q tip.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Several depends : The allergy doesnt eliminate all ssri. Alternative are wellbutrin or lexapro. Effexor (venlafaxine) has a duel action which may be the problem.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
What caused it?: Massaging it may help or make it worse if you have a bleeding problem.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
No necessesarily: I you get a fully functional sleep and wake up refreshed there shouldn't be a problem.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Clotting factors: Too much fibrinogen, inflammation of some sort can increase clotting. Too many platlets is a relatively rare cause.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Rule out a seizure : Some abnormal brain actvity can cause these symptoms.
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Keep it clean: Get checked for diabetes, stop using deoderants use antibacterial soaps.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Not by itself: Those other meds can do this.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Stealing: This is a form of compulsive maladaptive behavior to feelings of loss deprivation and conflict. Cognitive behavioral treatment is best.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Location: Depends on location, duration, response to non invasive treatment approaches.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Unlikely: Anythings possible but the placenta will detach and mothers circulation will be seperate.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Similar: Ocd problems include being preoccupied with things they feel they can't control. So health concerns are a frequent thought issue.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Personality: There are problems ranging from body image to borderline personalities who only feel something when the do this.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Most: Most war ciminals have alternative medical beliefs due to their lack of scientific knowledge and wanting magic. This includes fortune tellers.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Small: Small but greater than chance. Although there are genetic predispositions in the development of bipolar disorder it clearly is not the significant de... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
That depends: The problem can be external with skin sensitivity, internal with a problem in your sensory nerves or being superaware of the slightest body movements ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
That depends: Of course that will depend on the age and gender body size and shape of the celebrity. Ordinarily a minimum of three times a week but most would do in... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Some: Interest and satisfaction in sex does not depend on the pill alone.
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Hyperreactivity: Lack of adeuate sleep can result in hyperirritability and over response to various stimuli.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Time and dose: Symptoms will depend on frequency and duration of use. Drop in appetite agitation may all be mild signs.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
No: There are several add meds and the crossover with Desoxyn (methamphetamine) is limited. This drug was for weight loss and has no place for add.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Depends: There are many ways to minimize risk. The real question is what is the motivation.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Numbness: It takes away the distorted feeling of numbness. Better to feel pain than nothing.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Stealing: This is a form of compulsive maladaptive behavior to feelings of loss deprivation and conflict. Cognitive behavioral treatment is best ssri if depres... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
It can: It has a sedative and anitaxiety effect.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Sleep hygiene: Need to get a routine avoid excessive eating or drinking have adequated physical activity don't take drugs. You have to reprogram your sleep wake cycl... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Depends: The degree to which mvr involves any symptoms or lack of cardiac reserve may preclude you. Regurgutation can occur in a variety of ways and so does it... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Personality: There are problems ranging from body image to borderline personalities who only feel something when the do this this can be a seious sign of illness.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 59 years experience
Possibly: If it is progressive and there are no situatioinal stressors to account for this like anxiety depression then you should pay attention to see where it... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Marvit is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Marvit is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you, Dr. Marvit! I've been nervous about this and needed to get an informed opinion. I'll address her meds with her psychiatrist. Thanks so much. :)
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you! Im being seen today to make sure Im not having seizures without being conscious of them. My family has no hx and none im aware of
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I just ask b.c i was seeing my doc for passing out a few weeks ago. No convulsing or anything, just passed out. Doesn't seem like a seizure

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tufts University School of Medicine, MA
Graduated 1964MD

Awards

Most Influential, Third Place, Hawaii - Summer
2013
Top Psychiatrist , First Place, Hawaii - Summer
2013
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