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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Forget me not: There can be many reasons for cognitive issues you describe. Certainly stress resulting in extreme anxiety or depression can impact the ability to rec... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Not known: Although marijuana is legal in only some states, it is widely used. When using marijuana that is not regulated, its impact on various medical conditi... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Letting go: What a very difficult but common predicament you are in. The risk of workplace romance is that when the relationship ends, both of you still have to ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Ongoing counseling: It is certainly understandable why you would be fearful of cancer recurrence. You list behavior therapy as an intervention, but you may benefit from m... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Use with care: Atarax is an antihistamine used to treat a variety is symptoms, including anxiety. It affects different receptors in the brain than Xanax (alprazolam)... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Emotional hunger?: Your starving and purging most likely has left you malnourished and dehydrated. Such behaviors are suggestive of an eating disorder. Recommend furth... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Seek medical help: Mouth sores develop from crystal meth due to its caustic nature. Blisters are a result of chemical burn and tissue damage. Hydrogen peroxide will not ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Breakthrough sxs: You may be experiencing breakthrough symptoms between doses. It may be that you need another medication in conjunction with and/or to replace Xanax (... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Pill contraception: There is the Plan B One-Step pill, which is an emergency contraception method used to prevent pregnancy following unprotected intercourse. The sooner... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
No: Nicotine is not part of a standard urine drug screen, but presence of nicotine can be tested.
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