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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jill Nicholson
Specializes in Family Medicine
More info needed: That is a very general question. It depends on many factors, including the age and overall health of the patient, the nature of the symptoms, medicati ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Psychomotor retardation is a symptom of depression.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
DEMENTIA, PARKINSONS: But also a possibility of a condition called nph(normal pressure hydrocephalus) which is easily missed. Please discuss with his doctor.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience in Neurology
Yes it can: These are definitely possible side effects of Lexapro (escitalopram). A more complete list can be found at the following website: http://www.rxlist.c ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Not likely: Many people with no food allergy will produce antibody that reacts to the food allergy panel. Thus, these tests need to be interpreted by experts who ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Dysthymia: And if it's really grim, depression. Before your self-diagnose mental illness, there are some entities to rule out, including medication effect, hypot ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience in Pediatrics
Could be either/both: There is a lot of overlap between the symptoms of thyroid dysfunction and depression/anxiety. Many psychiatrists and primary care doctors will check t ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: Moving very slow
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Either!: Skill and speed at reading certainly depends on practice! Every improves with practice, even with learning disorders. However if you have a learning ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Weakness: See your doctor sbout the possibility of a thyroid problem, specifically hypothyroidism.
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