Dr. Jonathan Nehrer

Child Psychiatry
Chester, WV
38 years experience male

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Child Psychiatry

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160 Answers
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Yes: Best not to start with this drug. If started get drug counseling.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
The classical answer: Is that "typical deprssed" patients felt depressed and had little energy so they slept a lot. Therefore atypical depressed patients were those who wer... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
The usual answer is: Complusive eating disorder is a form of bulimia or maybe binge eating disorder. A discussion with a local specialist might be the best answer to help ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Yes: If you think you or someone else is addicted to one or more of these you sjould see an addiction counselor and probably see a whole addcition team for... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
See a doctor: Your friend my have an allergy or exercise induced asthma. He should see a doctor tot see what he can to improve the situation.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Not a medical choice: This is not a medical approach to the problem of disruptive behavior. You would be best to discuss this with other parents who have done this. In my e... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
An answer: In my personal experiance as a psychiatrist, i would tell you to get a second opinion from your dermatologist about acne meds. For me, i think the ris... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Talk to your doctor: Or get a second opinion, Celexa (citalopram) probably did not cause it but there may be other treatments to help you combines with medication.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Side effects: A short list would be rupture of the esphagus from induced vomitting, low potassium from vomiting and weakening of the tooth enamel from the stomach a... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
See a doctor: You may have an alergy to something in the room with the treadmill or you may have exercise induced asthma. See a doctor to find out.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
In some cases, maybe: Donaitng blod should not be so traumatic in most cases. Yet if there was a prior experiance that causes the blood donator to remember a past trauma th... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Short answer: Dr. Ali answered correctly, but some patients find it more helpful to go to individual or group counseling that focuses on these methods rather than d... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Nightmares: If nightmares have been going on for a month and it bothers you, you should seek counseling to discuss what stressor there may be in your life and how... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Low cost care: Most states have a system of community mental health centers for those with little or no insurance. You may need to be on medicare or medicaid or you ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Certainly: Teenagers can have phobias. But the 16yo should be evaluated to see if the anxiety is a phobia or some other condition. Also evaluation is needed to f... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
It is common: It is common but i would still say one should get counseling to help cope with the changes one now has to deal with. One should not face depression an... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
To answer: A high rate of nightmares becomes a serious conditon when it effects how the dreamer works and lives the rest of her or his day. If you are asaking it... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
First you have to: Realize that you are thinking negatively and thinking about death. Second you should seek help from a counselor. Find help to cope with the stress in ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Seek 2 answers: First find a good marital therapist to help you and your wife communicate better, and find out how you can help her. Second find a good ob-gyn to see ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
What can help: It is best to seek professional treatment since these symptoms can be part of many psychological conditions. Perhaps depression or anxiety or another ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Side effects: You should check with your doctor, but sedation and weight gain are the most common but not everyone gets these. Other side effects are involuntary mo... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
It depends: It is really all in the eye of the beholder, and or public opinion.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Bulimia: Some other signs are eating large quantities in secret. Maybe skipping meals with friends and family, weight isuues (either too heavy or too little) s... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
It depends: At 16 she may have passed her growth spurt. A consult with a growth specialist may be needed. A regular diet with normal activity should be her goal. ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Find a good : Psychologist or psychiatrist who treats adhd and add and see if you meet the diagnositic symptoms.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Not usually: More likely people worry about getting sick then they coincidentally get sick. For example people worry about getting the flu, but then comes flu seas... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Please see below: Please do not self medicate, take only the prescirbed meds and tell the prescribing doctor what else you are prescribed.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Go see an OBGYN: To know for sure go see an obgyn to see if you are pregnat then go see a counselor, psychologist or psychiatrist to talk about why you are so stressed... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
We are not sure.: But once it starts anxiety adds to the problem. You should seek out a speech therapist who specializes in this area. There are many skills to lessen t... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Color blindness: Color blindness is an example of an x linked recessive trait. It is carried on the x chromosome and since men HAV eone x and one y they will display t... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Job: This sound like it could be a bad job, or a serious depression. Ask for some help in the the human resources department, but also get a professional c... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Temp depressed mood: It depends what is making you depressed and how temporary? Did you do poorly on one assignment at work or school, and usually do well? Then maybe you ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Both FDA approved: Both strattera (atomoxetine) and Adderall are fda approved for the treatment of the inattention or the hyperactivity or both of adhd. Every patient va... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
A comment: Dr smith's answer is essentially correct, i would just add that sometimes group therapy can be a useful additon, or jioning a support group can help t... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Possibly: Many patients with eating disorders continue to have some residual sx. They learn to keep these sx in check. Those who do not keep the sx in check... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Concerta is ritalin (methylphenidate): Concerta is a once a day long acting form of ritalin (methylphenidate). In general the equivalent strength of Ritalin (methylphenidate) to adderal is ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Fish oil: There is usually no problem, and it may help. The one problem is that families may ignore more proven treatments. So try fish oil but do not ignore co... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Yes, maybe: You have to talk to a counselor who specializes in this to see if it is true in this case but it may be possible.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
See a drug counselor: Get help not just for the side effects but for the reasons why you want to use drugs.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
One fruit: It depends on the preson and what else you are eating, so a detary consult is the best idea. However, in general one fruit is not too much sugar for a... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Complex answer: No good way to stop one once it starts for most people except to wake up. Yet since nightmares are dreams some patients of mine have had success with ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Hypnotherapy: Hypnotherapy is just one tool a good counselor could use. Even the best hypno-therapists do much traditional therapy in the standard areas of supporti... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
This is difficult.: Difficult because the 18yo is now an adult in most states. As an adult the 18yo has a right to make one's own choice even if the choice is not perfect... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Best answer is: To find a good counselor who can teach you cognitive behavior skills to reset the pattern of environmental triggers, anxious thoughts and the onset of... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Yes: These are more common in young children. You should seak a child psychologist or a child psychiatrist who specializes in learning disabilities and the... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Yes several: You should find a good counselor who can teach you cognitive behavioral skills to cope with panic and you may want to use medication to reduce anxiety... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Not sure but . . .: Definately worth a consult with a counselor to explore this more because it may be the beginning of some emotioinal condition.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Best way to help: Be open to his questions, let him know you are supportive. His concerns may be different than his. Talk in general ways about how you are coping with ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
Dysthymia: Is treated similarly to depression. We use counseling with cognitive behavioral approaches and or psychodynamic or both. And medication from a psychi... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
Child Psychiatry 38 years experience
You may have both: The sx of adhd and ptsd may overlap. Especially in the details of easy distractabilty and poor memory. You should see a counselor for your ptsd sympto... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Nehrer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Nehrer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Really appreciate it thanks but I don't understand, I've been pregnant once at 15 and now I'm going on 25 n still no.luck,I'm getting scared
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I have recently started Zoloft. It was about a month ago and it has only done a little for both. Does that mean I need to try something else
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Great! Thanx,Doc. My 4-month old babyboy is d first to give a smile each morning b4 our family devotion. Thank God for Noel my boy.

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Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, NY
Graduated 1985MD

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