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Dr. Samuel Bayles

Child Psychiatry
Little Rock, AR
20 years experience male

Locations

Aavalon

Little Rock, AR

Address

700 S. Schiller, Little Rock, AR
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My office hours

Wednesday: 7:00am - 6:00pm
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About

Bio

Completed adult and child & adolescent psychiatry. About 75% of my practice is devoted to pediatrics with the remaining 25% devoted to adult psychiatry and treatment of addiction. I am located in Little Rock, AR and work for a large group practice as well as a small fee for service solo practice.

Specialties
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Child Psychiatry

Addiction Medicine

Aesthetic Medicine

Pharmacology

Psychiatry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

161 Answers
41 Agrees
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Inpatient: consider inpatient substance abuse treatment. speak with an addictionologist for specific recommendations. xanax (alprazolam) and alcohol can have dan... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Yes: yes, all the way down to zero.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Clozapine: have you been on clozapine? if you are unhappy with your physician then find another. being in NYC there are many good academic institutions near you,... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Plan: make a list of 5 things you can do instead. examples might be: "when i feel like cutting i will:" 1. call my best friend 2. listen to music 3. take 10... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Unsure: there are medical services in some large cities that provide hangover treatment. basically they come to your home and give iv fluids, vitamins, anti i... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Counseling: 1. if you have physical symptoms then have them worked up. if everything checks out then: 2. see a psychiatrist or psychotherapist 3. treat anxiety if... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Side effect: i would worry about low blood pressure, dizziness, dry mouth, headache, fatigue, feeling faint, feeling slowed, heart rate too slow and constipation. ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Something else: i'm not wild about using it just for sleep, however, it is likely that your physician is using it to augment your antidepressant AND help you sleep. t... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Different: they are fairly different. abilify (aripiprazole) is indicated for augmenting antidepressants; its less sedation; has less weight gain; and less impac... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Derm: see a dermatologist or cosmetic surgeon. theres many treatment options from prescription based creams to lasers to chemical peels. if the burn was rec... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Yes: that could definitely be possible. especially if you are starting medication for the 1st time. i would expect it to resolve fairly quickly tho. are yo... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
More info needed: if you have a fever see an MD. is it possible that you have allergies? do you otherwise feel well?
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Yes: most work to some degree or for a limited amount of time. review of data suggest: Belviq: 6-8% body weight loss in 12 weeks Phentermine: 8-10% body w... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Not enough space: replies are limited to 400 characters. not enough space here. look here instead: http://www.fda.gov/forconsumers/consumerupdates/ucm095980.htm some ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
See a doc: She may have premenstrual dysphoric disorder and ssri medication might be helpful. She needs to discuss it with her physician.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Cymbalta (duloxetine): its an SNRI antidepressant that is also used for chronic pain. 30mg is the lowest dose.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
BPD: borderline personality disorder or bipolar disorder? these are both common issues and any psychiatrist will be open to discussing them and will perfo... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Body: its unlikely that they are causing your body and brain serious harm. there are risks with long term clonazepam use but at your age i would expect them... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Safe: the amount of alcohol in non-alcoholic is negligible. should be fine. be safe.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
It can: anxiety has many physical symptoms but u may also have symptoms of irritable bowel synd. have u been under chronic stress? work on self calming techni... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Testing: are you being specifically tested for buprenorphine? a standard urine drug panel will not test positive for use of buprenorphine. if they are tesing s... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
See someone: i think u need to see your doc asap. if you are taking 40mg of abilify (aripiprazole) i think its unlikely that low dose zyprexa is going to be very h... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
No: no because you would not have withdrawal symptoms if you stopped. however, if you are consuming too much water you could develop hyponatremia.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Stop it: then stop it. if you only took it for a few days then please understand that most of these medications have an adjustment period and if you can stay o... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Practice: practice, with it come stamina. if you are having ED issues then stop smoking, drinking, lose weight, exercise and have a physical by your pcp.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Pain control: try some of the non-opiate pain meds, things like amitriptyline and cymbalta (duloxetine) can solve mood issues AND improve pain. work on self calming... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
?: What is euphoria syndrome? Are u concerned about mania or hypomania? Not enough info to offer a suggestion.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Complex: you have a situation thats best to solve with your MD and not on the internet. have you already seen a sleep specialist? you need to get an appt with ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Treatment plan: confirm with your MD how to decrease or taper medication. its unlikely that it would be physically harmful to you but its possible that lower doses wi... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Yes: clarify with your pharmacist. if it isn't one of the many time released preparations and you total daily dose is 100mg then it should be okay. but lik... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Calming: if drinking mild calms you and helps you sleep then use it. sleep medications work well for a period of time but most people become tolerant to them a... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Depends: recent data suggest that Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate) is the most effective. no great long term solutions other than changing lifestyle with be... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Trauma: not enough characters here to give an adequate answer. certainly mood and behavioral problems that can be life long. i recommend reading this author: ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Controvery: this is a controversial topic. at present time there is not a separate set of criteria for children. thus, as it currently stands the diagnostic crite... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Yes: yes, almost always connected. hard not to be anxious when you are bloated can't eat and have diarrhea every day. then you worry and it makes the gut w... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
No: they are fine and won't make you sick.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Yes i can: 1. get help 2. see a psychiatrist, get on an ssri, usually at a fairly high dose - might take a couple mos to get dose up there. 3. find a therapist 4... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Possible: there is a small subset of adhd patients that respond well to Stratters but most of the time the stimulant medications are far more effective. if you... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Male or female?: LHR on the face can be very painful. dense dark hair will be painful. if you are a woman with light fuzz or just a few thicker hairs it will be more t... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Depression: if you have had depressive symptoms for more than a few weeks then see your physician. your PCP is a good place to start and may be able to provide ad... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
W/d: if you aren't in withdrawal then go with it. if you are in withdrawal you have options: 1. medical detox 2. buprehorphine/naloxone 3. na/aa 4. other m... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Get evaluated: the first step is getting evaluated. please see a therapist or psychiatrist, this is what they do. in the meantime you could do some symptom report sc... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Too much: that is a huge dose of that medication. my recommendation is to get a second opinion. i believe that it would be very difficult to sleep on such a dos... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Let it rest: 1. let them heal. maybe go awhile without shaving and using deodorant (at least use something less irritating). 2. apply warm compresses to area 3. i... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Therapy: assuming you have a psychotherapist/counselor i'd recommend planning a session for your mom to attend. you can then work on having a meaningful and no... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Prob safe: it seems unlikely that you'd absorb much salt. i'd say its fine to soak.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
More info needed: Are u I'll? On medication? Have injuries? Drug/etoh problems?
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
No: sounds like you are needlessly obsessing on numbers. are you taking an SSRI? perhaps the dose can be increased. consider the book: "Stop Obsessing" by... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
Child Psychiatry 20 years experience
Yes: yes you could be suffering from mild depression or from a physical illness. you can do some symptom report scales to double check. google for "PHQ-9" ... Read More

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Aug 11, 2014
Dr. Bayles is sage, witty and kind. Plus he is open minded and flexible. All great things to go along with his undoubted charm, too!
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bayles is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Bayles is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I thought it would have gone away by third week. I got off Lexapro 2 months ago and got back on 3 weeks ago. Taking .75mg Ativan to sleep
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks for the information, I was answered here that there is no treatment for me since i dont have warts anymore.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! My partner did say I ask if I was hyperventilating. There wasn't any pain and my heart rate seemed normal.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Arizona College of Medicine, AZ
Graduated 2002MD

Residency

UAMS MEDICAL CENTER

Residency

UAMS/ACH
Completed 2007

Awards

Chief Resident ASH 2005-07
HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

Harmony Health Clinic
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