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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Counseling: Cannot explain why you are having anxiety, but no reason to delay dealing with it. I believe a therapist would be far more helpful than using medicat ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Tonsil: At 23 the risk is still low you have cancer. Also, cancer is not usually associated with being red and sore. However, if you have had strep three ti ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Barrios
22 years experience Child Psychiatry
GO TO ER If: if you are obese or sedentary, have new onset calf pain with redness/swelling /pain, shortness of breath, dizziness, anxiety, bluish skin. These coul ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Levin
40 years experience Psychiatry
Therapy: The American Cancer Society, check on line or your local hospital. Most local hospitals have supports groups If you live near a University that has a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
See a doctor: I don't see how anyone in health tap could answer your question. See your doctor for an evaluation.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes.: Yes. If you do not have access to skilled psychological care, read a book on CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy), which will give you pointers in how ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: The only cure that works totally is to go through medical school. A lot of my students recover from it only toward the end of 4th year. This isn' ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anthony Vita
Specializes in Psychiatry
Phobia: Being afraid of cancer and heart disease is understandable for close relatives of people who have died of such conditions. Psychotherapy may help and ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Omar Reda
Dr. Omar Reda answered
24 years experience Psychiatry
Check: Check with your gynecologist to have peace of mind. Anxiety could be treated using cognitive behavior therapy alone or with medications, consult your ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Severe Anxiety: You are a Precious Human Being! •You deserve Relief from anxiety attacks •Feel Blessings of 3 Million Air Sacs in your lungs due to which you have Bre ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
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Not necessarily: Unlikely you have a physical health issue but if you are having these symptoms and they are concerning as you seem to be, it would be good to talk to ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hello, : Hello, lets start with providing some information about anxiety and panic attacks since you are specifically inquiring about those conditions. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Under age: 50, about 4/100, 000. After age 50, it goes up sharply. Unless you have ulcerative colitis, multiple polyps, or any condition that increases your ch ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Loki Skylizard
19 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Evaluation: Radiology is not indicated for asymptomatic 39 year old smoker. Your family physician can review your history and risk factors to help assess risk and ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not necessarily: Being aware that there is a mental health problem does not mean that a person isn't schizophrenic. Please seek a comprehensive psychiatric evaluatio ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Golden
45 years experience Clinical Psychology
Frequent panic : Frequent panic attacks usually are a symptom of panic disorder. Treatment for panic attacks and panic disorder usually involves medication and/or cogn ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes, talk to your: new counselor about all your concerns. They will help you figure out and understand what your diagnosis is and help you learn what you can do to lead ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
What are you...: ...waiting for??? You need to see a doctor. You may need a colonoscopy. We cannot diagnose you online. Best to you.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
I have no clue...: Stomach cancer is not very common in the us (maybe a bit more in hispanics and families with certain inherited cancer syndromes) but if you have a val ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as anxiety or depression is ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Pyles
32 years experience Addiction Medicine
Talk to your doctor : If it has been ten years since you last smoked, you have about the same risk of developing lung cancer as a person who never smoked.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
PCP: PCP stands for primary care provider, he or she is the one you should have a special relationship with and feel comfortable talking about everything p ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
No, you're not: Hi. Assuming you had papillary or follicular thyroid cancer, the answer is no. If you had a medullary thyroid cancer (much, much rarer), then maybe, b ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety: You are a Precious Human Being! You deserve Relief from Anxiety and live your Happy Life. Anxiety can cause scared feeling about heart and health; and ... Read More
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