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Dr. Edward Kuhnley

Child Psychiatry
PONTE VEDRA, FL
46 years experience male

Locations

Edward John Kuhnley

Ponte Vedra, FL

Address

Nocatee, Ponte Vedra, FL, US
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Medicaid

About

Bio

Dr. Kuhnley attended medical school at the University of Virginia (1976), General Psychiatry at Eastern Va Grad School of Med (1979), and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at Yale University Child Study Center (1981).

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Child Psychiatry

ADHD and Autism

Preventive Medicine

Psychiatry

Licenses

United States: Arizona, Connecticut, Virginia

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702 Answers
727 Agrees
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Amitriptyline: Amitriptyline (Elavil) treats depression but may treat nerve pain (peripheral neuropathy, postherpetic neuralgia), eating disorder (bulimia), anxiety,... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
The ingredients in: shakeology are unlikely to aggravate bipolar disorder but credible sources cast doubt on value promoted by this product. Eat a healthy diet, consult a... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Effective sunscreens: prevent sunburn, reduce risk of skin cancer, and help prevent early skin aging by protecting you from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays. 1 in 5 Ameri... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Vyvanse: a medicine: indicated for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. The active ingredient is dextroamphetamine. It is once-daily, a controlled su... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
2012 study showed:: Stimulant medication was associated with early fat loss and reduced bone turnover. Lean tissue including bone increased more slowly over 3 years of co... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD): involves difficulties in social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors, starting with early brain development and us... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
A Benzodiazepine: Prazepam marketed for anxiolytic use under various names: Centrac, Centrax, Demetrin, Lysanxia, Mono Demetrin, Pozapam, Prasepine, Prazene, Reapam and... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
No: To detect d,l-methylphenidate (Concerta) or d-methylphenidate (Focalin) a quantitative LC-MS/MS test and critical-frozen specimen are required. Urine... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) Metabolism: occurs by oxidation mostly in the liver but there is kidney involvement so both must be considered. Metabolism produces active compounds that require ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
ZenMag: magnesium MG: supplement for MG deficiency. Should be monitored by physician as too much MG can affect heart/kidney problems. Side effects and overdose rare but may... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
You are wise to ask!: Practin syrup is cyproheptadine which is an antihistamine and can stimulate appetite. This medicine should NOT be used if someone is elderly, in poor ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Anxiety and OCD: produce great challenge and distress. Enlist a trusted supportive person to accompany you and reduce your terror in asking for a proper evaluation and... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Alesse side effects:: swelling, weakness, breakthrough bleeding, change in weight/appetite, headache, nausea, vomiting, bloating, stomach cramps, breast tenderness or swell... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Anxiety management: Often is possible without medications. You can seek a therapist who can assist you in this regard or find a book including the anxiety and stress redu... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Often used together: but combo increases risk of rare but serious serotonin syndrome: confusion, hallucination, seizure, extreme blood pressure changes, increased heart ra... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Lexapro (escitalopram) may cause: vivid or unusual dreams as an uncommon side effect. Minastrin is Norethindrone, Ethinyl Estradiol, and Ferrous Fumarate and is not known to affect dre... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Mybulin contains: 200 mg Ibuprofen, 350 mg paracetamol (acetaminophen), and 10 mg codeine for pain. It is best to avoid ibuprofen, especially in the last trimester. Pro... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Risk when combined: Zoloft, (sertraline) Nefazodone, and trazodone increase serotonin which may lead to rare serotonin syndrome which requires immediate medical attentio... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Interaction: Bupropion and Belviq (lorcaserin) both increase serotonin levels. Possible serious or life-threatening interaction. Monitor closely. Use alternatives ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Ignore: Seek referral to a speech therapist to guide practice of skills, patience, encouragement, joy!
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Discuss effects with: prescriber. Euphoria suggests dose too high. Must study effects to determine best dose to help focus of attention without producing adverse effects. A... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Yes, okay together: There are no known interactions between fluoxetine (an antidepressant also known as Prozac) and Pepcid AC (famotidine - an acid reducer). Best regards... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
No contraindication: in taking clonazepam and Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) together but both may affect sedation, increase or decrease. Consult your physician if ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Probably not but: Clonazepam withdrawal Symptoms may include: Headache, Stomach pain, Nausea/vomiting, Tremors, Short-term memory loss, Insomnia, Irregular heart rate o... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Common side effects: (less than 1 in 10 patients treated) are nausea, tiredness, redness, bruising and/or pain at injection site, muscle and bone pain, pain in arms/legs, ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Interactions may: occur. Luvox and naproxen together increase risk of upper GI bleeding. Melatonin increases effects of naproxen (bleeding/bruising). Luvox and Vyvanse ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Not likely genetic: Acute insomnia causes include life stress (job loss/change, death of a loved one, divorce, moving), medical/psychiatric illness, emotional/physical di... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Most people tolerate: a reduction of 50% of dose followed in 3 days by another 50% reduction for 3 days, then discontinuation. Some require slower reduction. Withdrawal eff... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
There are no known: bothersome interactions between Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR and creatine or Beta-alanine. If you do not have a history of ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Not necessarily: Withdrawal varies among individuals and may produce nausea, headache, and malaise. Discuss with prescriber first then reduce dose in half for a week, ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Yes: Amoxicillin is an antibiotic. Valium is a benzodiazepine that treats anxiety, muscle spasms, seizures, and other medical conditions. There are no know... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Fluvoxamine dose is: 100-300 mg/d; best divided every 12 hours if 200 mg or more. It increases serotonin which can reduce dopamine resulting in emotional flattening/low mo... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Benadryl dose is: 25-50 mg every 6-8 hours, not to exceed 300 mg/day. A high dose MAY briefly cause some of these symptoms: sleepiness, confusion, dryness of the thro... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Interactions occur:: Combinations may increase risk of side effects: Lamotrigine + Depakote: skin rash, restlessness, seizures, tremors, muscle weakness, and staggering w... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Citalopram/Dystonia: Dystonia: a syndrome of involuntary, repetitive muscle contractions of opposing muscles, which may result in torsion and abnormal postures. Citalopram... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Incomplete question: Depression can have a major impact and may lead to weight loss, insomnia, diminished function etc. It is best to have an evaluation including physical... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Meniere's disease:: Inner ear disorder causing vertigo (episodes of feeling as if you're spinning). Valium and promethazine may help vertigo and anxiety. Vestibular rehab... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Complex PTSD is: a term offered to identify individuals with PTSD who have experienced prolonged and severs trauma which can impact a person's self-concept and the way... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Expiration dates: indicate when a batch of a medication can no longer be sold or distributed. The medication itself likely remains effective for more than two years. Ta... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
TBI: Traumatic Brain: Injury may cause depression, emotional regulation impairment, anxiety disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Neurological and psychiatric eva... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Sleep deprivation: slows the normal nightly decline in cortisol level and may produce stress-like condition during which some people experience hyperfocus temporarily. H... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Women should consume: at least 1,200 cals/day, and men 1,800 cals/day, even when trying to lose weight, to avoid a metabolism slowdown. A very-low-calorie diet can cause se... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Garcinia Cambogia is: used for weight loss, exercise performance, joint pain, bloody diarrhea, to increase bowel movements, and for treating worms and parasites. Evidence ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
NO, but Ritalin: (Methylphenidate) may increase blood levels and effects of Prozac (fluoxetine), thus increasing possible side effects. Consult prescriber to determine... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Librax is a combo of: a benzodiazepine (chlordiazepoxide) and an antispasmodic (Clidinium bromide). Levosulpiride (not approved in the US) is an antipsychotic medication. B... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Medscape indicates no interactions between Cialis (for ED) and Escitalopram (for anxiety disorder and/or Depression). Take only as directed by your pr... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Anxiety disorders: frequently accompany bipolar disorder and amplify the condition. Specific treatment adjustments are necessary with this combination. Speak with your p... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Safe at usual levels: The daily nutritional requirement for L-tryptophan (Trp) is modest (5 mg/kg). ... In rare cases, the "serotonin syndrome" occurs, the result of too mu... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Derealization is a: sense of detachment, unreality, and altered relation to the outside world. It is a disorder when permanent and causing distress. Evaluation must rule ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 46 years experience
Xanax (alprazolam) may help: if nausea is a result of stress, anxiety, fear. However, nausea may be a side effect of Xanax (alprazolam). There are many other possible causes of na... Read More
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
Apr 1, 2016
I had the opportunity to work with Dr. Edward Kuhnley as faculty for Continuing Medical Education. Dr. Kuhnley is highly intelligent, extremely likable, and incredibly experienced. He treats both chil...Read More
Dec 4, 2014
Dr. Kuhnley is a tremendous asset to the HealthTap community. His knowledge of child psychiatry is impressive. His answers to questions are clear and I always learn something from reading his answer...Read More
May 1, 2017
friendly, straightforward yet thorough answers, a great asset for patients
HealthTap member
This made me feel good. Thanks! thanks, i do have symptoms of ADHD and have learning disabilities. Never thought about pre mature birth being a possible cause. ill let my psychiatrist know.
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thx! Catscan was normal & feelin better eachday. Less dizzy spells but I am still resting. Will hold off on adderall 4 work till Monday.
HealthTap member
Thank u a ton. I feel like in a few years I want to chose the PA road. I want to be great and do greatness and I know its IHT heart to help

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA
Graduated 1976MD

Residency

Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine, Norfolk, VA
Completed 1979

Awards

DFAPA, Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association
Top Doctor, First Place, Lynchburg, VA - Winter
2013
Most Influential, First Place, Lynchburg, VA - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
American Psychiatric Association Fellow
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