Doctor Q&A for Dr. Pacita David

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Not dangerous: The amount of masturbation performed depends on the person. As long as it doesn't keep you from having a healthy sexual relationship and/or prevent y... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Not unusual: Lithium levels are affected by a variety of factors, including other medications taken, physiologic states such as dehydration, and kidney functions. ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Other causes of sxs: That is certainly possible. But there could be other causes as well. Do you have any other symptoms ? If these symptoms persist and/or worsen, I reco... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Collaboration: Recommend requesting your dermatologist and your psychiatrist consult with each other to coordinate your care, if they haven't done so already. Betwee... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Neither: Gastritis is a condition in which the stomach is irritated or inflamed due to erosion of the lining. Various causes include stress, infection, use of ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Notify your doctor: Recommend starting with practicing good sleep hygiene measures. Avoid any substances that could potentially disrupt sleep, including caffeine, tobacco... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Probably not an issue: The timing of Cymbalta (duloxetine) dosing is in part influenced by patient preference and convenience. However, in my experience, the higher the dos... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Do that - and more..: Exercising regularly, eating a diet high in vegetables and fruits, along with adequate hydration with water, can go a long way to improving regulation... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Possibly: If you have never been on Celexa or similar medications, you may be initially more sensitive to potential side effects. You mention you started a wee... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
See your doctor: There are many reasons why you may be feeling "blah," thereby affecting mood and motivation. You list a number of conditions that may be impacting yo... Read More
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