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A 34-year-old female asked about a male:

Uncle in 10 weeks, lost 28 pounds, paranoid someone's following him, stares in space, slow to think. what could this be? no mental history,

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Dr. Oleksandr Osipchuk
Specializes in Psychiatry
This is emergency. : Sorry to hear your uncle struggle. The picture you described looks like psychosis.. You will need to rule out medical causes of psychosis: infection; head trauma; intracranial tumor; substance use. Please contact ER of the closest hospital.
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Unexplained weight: loss needs to be diagnosed by a doctor. Sames goes for paranoia. Possibilities include diabetes or hormonal issues. Peace and good health.

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