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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Evals needed: Someper-period symptoms - esp mood ones - can be unrelated to hormones. Consider a clinical psych eval for mood and maybe therapy. Also, a OBGYN eval ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Forster
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Not Clear: Some amount of mood change in the pre-menstrual period is normal. And changing hormone levels seem associated with mood swings (for instance around th ... Read More
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Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
The best you can....: If it is really bad, see a doctor. If it's not that bad - eat well, sleep well, exercise and treat yourself nicely. Also, gently let people around yo ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
The mood swings: That may occur are related to hormonal changes in the woman's body.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience in Family Medicine
No: No manic depression or bipolar disorder can be quite serious and have a devastating effect on the patient as well as loved ones. This disorder can lea ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Not sure exactly what you are asking, but there are certainly variations in degree of symptoms between individuals and between episodes of the same in ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
13 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Therapy?: Have you yet tried any form of psychotherapy? Typically, the optimal combination of things to treat emotional issues such as depression is medication ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Kilgo
Specializes in Neurology
Difficult to answer: You present numerous symptoms which can be linked to numerous medical problems. Sometimes symptoms of headache, depression can be due to a deficiency ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
PMS: Try taking ibuprofen a week to ten days before your period begins. If your symptoms don't improve discuss taking birth control pills will your doctor ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Only before period: Both PMS and pmdd are limited to the week or so before the period. Pmdd is specifically significant depression. Pms can be moodiness, bloating, breast ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Mood swings: and the other symptoms you mention indicate the need to see a mental health professional for diagnosis and support. You can start w/your family docto ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience in Psychiatry
Could be: U can do home pregnancy test.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Barnhart
47 years experience in Psychiatry
You need to talk: A type of post-partum depression can sometimes occur after an abortion. Most of the time however it's those unresolved conflicts that need some counse ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Early Signs: Pregnancy's first sign is missing a menstrual period. Then a pregnancy test will usually be positive and a manual/visual exam of the cervix by a medic ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Fuhrman
54 years experience in Endocrinology
Needs evaluation : There may be. A hormone imbalance. A number of tests may find the reason for the irregularity. Gynecological and/ or endocrinologist evaluation may be ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
No quick fix, but...: Nowadays, quick fix is under high demand so to serve political correctness & commercialism, but in reality, no quick fix for enduring effect exist ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Ament
57 years experience in Psychiatry
Needs info: These symptoms can have many different causes. I dont know if you're on drugs, emotionallysensitive, under stress or entering a bipolar episode. You r ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
PMS: Hormonal changes affect moods. Consult your Ob./Gyn.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Migraine/Pregnancy?: Whether you are trying to get pregnant or are concerned about pregnancy, a pregnancy test is the tool to answer this question. Migraine is a serious a ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
You might wish: To see your physician for evaluation. A sleep disorder may cause of lack of refreshing sleep.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Miller
40 years experience in Pathology
Many possibilities: Your symptoms are not instantly diagnostic of any one particular illness or problem, and so you should see your physician for an evaluation. Have you ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chiquitha Cornelius
10 years experience in Clinical Psychology
There could be a: Number of things such as hormonal imbalances, extreme stress, fatigue, this can be a situational stress from job, loss of a loved one, change of life, ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them.
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