Dr. Mohammed Younus

Psychiatry
Timonium, MD
33 years experience male

Locations

Office

Timonium, MD

Address

2600 Pot Spring Road, Timonium, MD
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Specialties
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Psychiatry

Languages spoken

Hindi, Telugu

Doctor Q&A

509 Answers
583 Agrees
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Ambien anxious: Ambien treats insomnia but not anxiety, ask your doctor to prescribe SSRI like lexapro or prozac for anxiety, they don’t have as much weight gain as s... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Depends : At age 29 I highly doubt you have weak brain activity. ECT is typically not used PTSD, although if it’s co morbid with severe depression it will help.... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Side effects you mention are extremely rare. It’s always good to research on your own but talk to your psychiatrist. Keep in mind there is no medicati... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
No simple answer : It’s unusual for 3 y olds to become rebellious without reason, needs to see a child psychiatrist or behavioral pediatrician. Family history, what happ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
It’s OK: At 18 few things can go wrong with your penis, there is no way your penis will shrink. Unless you have STD there is no need for treatment or you are o... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Tried Lithium?: It’s a hard disorder to treat, Lithium is effective so is Lamictal. Antidepressants use is tricky since it may push you in to mania. If the above two ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
You can: Especially if the medication is not long acting it can be broken in to half.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Several weeks: In several studies it took 10 to 25 accupuntuncture sessions lasting 4 to 6 weeks for treatment of insomnia.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Sign of stress: Stress tends to give restless sleep as you don't seem to have other ptsd symptoms. Work on relaxation and try other ways to work on issues bothering. ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Low chances: Unless there are physical changes in your cervix the chances of miscarriage are low. Most of the miscarriages in first trimester are due to genetic re... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Unlikely, no surity: Consistent use of opioids during pregnancy has been shown to affect fetus but there are no studies on short term use. Try to avoid it if you can and h... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Hard to predict: As genetic research of stuttering is only in its infancy it is hard to predict which gender has more chance of transmitting the gene. But as a rule of... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
None: Zicam is common cold prevention remedy in usa and the newer formulation contains about 6 mg of dextromerthorphan which is a rather small dose. It con... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
No evidence: However with any sleeping aid there is increase in dream sleep but are these dreams more lucid depends on the person, it can cause nightmares in some.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Not particularly: There are no particular meds to target night mares in ptsd however when it is treated appropriately one can expect night mares to resolve along with o... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
May be not: New onset of confusion in 42 y old woman is not normal, as this is also common time for onset of menopause, thyroid problems, diabetes, hypertension a... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
No studies in preg: There are no studies out there about taking acai berries during pregnancy or breast feeding.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Could be: At stated age of 25 that's what one would suspect especially if you we're treated for it with zoloft (sertraline). On the other hand it could a withdr... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Cause not known: Night mares even though rare are a known side effects of melatonin. It's a hormone needed to induce sleep secreted by penial gland in the brain. No st... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Constipation common: There a lots of things you can do relieve constipation. To start, a diet rich in cereals, vegetables and fruits should help. You can take psilium husk... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Demoralized?: You are more likely to get demoralized than depressed and in today's economy one needs to thankful of having a job. Recently published study showed th... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Depression may not: But your other medical issues describe are more likely to. If you have had issues with self harm and alcohol abuse you need to be closely followed dur... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Mood stabilizer: It's one of the oldest mood stabilizer medication for treatment of bipolar disorder. It's naturally occurring salt not very different than table salt.... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Doc to your doc: Most of the time psych meds are weaned off slowly, but there are medications with long half life like Prozac (fluoxetine) which don't have to be as th... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Mild bruise: Exercise can cause internal muscle bruising which may not be visible and feels like a knot. It should go away on rest or cold compressions.
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Delusional disorder: Capgras syndrome is a delusional disorder in which a person holds the delusion that a friend, spouse, parent or a close family member has been replace... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Consult Doc: Prozac (fluoxetine) is a long acting medication and stays in your system for a long time and usually does not need tapering down of dose, however you ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Unlikely: Mirena (levonorgestrel) is an iud which secretes Levonorgestrel hormone in the uterus to prevent pregnancy. It is unlikely to be absorbed systemicall... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Many causes : New onset sleep problems could be due to many issues, commonest being stress, drugs and alcohol.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
May be: Some people are sensitive to some of the formulation especially Progesterone in the formulation, try another brand and see what happens.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Is Ritalin (methylphenidate) new?: Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a very safe drug but does have side effects: stomach pain or ache especially taken on empty stomach. Skip a dose and see ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Variations common: Variations in the way fetus kicks in the belly is common ranging from vigorous activity to passive kicking. Do mention to your obgyn on your next visi... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Pregnant?: At your age sudden irregularities are uncommon, check for pregnancy.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
May be normal: It is common to hear thumping in ears in times of stress especially when in bed or alone especially if its new. However it imperative to get checked a... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
It could: Lamictal has mood stabilization qualities and is also approved by fda as a mood stabilizer. It is known to help especially with lower end of the mood.... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Depends on condition: Ssri s are used in many disorders: depression, anxiety, pain disorders etc, duration of treatment depends on your condition. For example first episode... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Yes, you can: At age 18, you are at prime of fertility, and have excellent chance pregnancy, even with ovarian cyst. Good luck.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Hard to answer : No medications are absolutely safe during pregnancy, risks and benefits should be discussed with physician. Efficacy and safety depends on your circum... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Happens: These things happen from time to time especially if some thing is on your mind during sex or if you are not fully aroused. Spice up your sex life. Tal... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Growing, sure: At 16, you have lot of growing, some skin peeling is common at your age. Relax you are just fine.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Many reasons: There are many reason that a 17 year old can be thin: this and tall can be genetic, especially one or both parents are like that or have a history of ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Self limiting: Fifth disease should go away in less than one week.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Go slow : Little bit of pain is expected with sex initially especially after vaginal birth. Go slow and take it easy. Pain can also be due to sutures you may ha... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
No need to worry: This is common to have discrepency between your time frame and ultrasound and usually ultra sound is more accurate. There is nothing to worry, enjoy t... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Caffein stimulant: Caffeine contained in coffee, lasts few hours but loses its effect and if your body gets used to it causing dependence. What is happening is withdrawa... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
More the better: You increase the chances of getting pregnant with more sex, if you can every day, enjoy it!
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Yes if sperm enters : If the boy ejaculates on the vagina and some of the ejaculation makes it to cervix at the right time of ovulation, the girl can get pregnant even with... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
May not be related: Some irregularity is not uncommon during teenage years. The nausea may not be related to your periods, wait for few days, it will be evident if you ar... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Perceived abnormal : Body dystrophic disorder; person perceives and focuses on body parts faults which are minute enough that others don't or can't detect, or the faults a... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
33 years experience
Clotted blood: Large black clots during menstruation are nothing but big chunks of arteries that are falling out as a bleed, usually it liquified but heavy bleeding ... Read More
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Nov 25, 2012
Dr. Younus is an excellent physician with broad range of skills . He is down to earth individual , and very much Liked by patients and staff alike and is considerd top physician in his fiel...Read More
May 11, 2013
Dr Younus is clearly providing a valuable service to the public on Health Tap. He is knowledgable about psychiatry and medicine in general. I recommend Dr. Younus.
Aug 2, 2013
Dr. Younus gives sound, thoughtful answers to all kinds of questions on HealthTap. I recommend him.
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Thanks for your quick reply! I liked your fast reply and judgments of the condition, also I would like to inform you that my daughter is on breastfeeding and eats less
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! You helped me out a lot ty. I don't drink much but I'm on vacation and drank a little to much this
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trying for a baby and have been for a while now although this month my period is two days late I would be very grateful for a private chat x

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada, Siddhartha Medical College, India
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

St Francis Medical Center

Awards

William Mooney Award; best second year resident
Resident of the year Award 1999
Executive Citation Baltimore County executive

Affiliations

American academy of child and adolescent psychiatry
Maryland Child Psychiatry Council
South Asian psychiatry association
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