A 26-year-old female asked:
i was given solian for anxiety, i have been taking it for a while whenever i need it, but when i did some research its not the correct medication. what do you recommend for anxiety and is not addictive something just light.
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Anti anxiety meds: Please talk with your doctor about a medication in the Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor class. If anxiety is not severe - can consider Buspar.
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How did my child catch chicken pox?
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Pediatrics 39 years experience
Chickenpox: Chickenpox is caused by a virus called varicella zoster. The virus is passed through oral and nasal secretions and close contact of unprotected individuals. If your child is immunized and becomes ill with chickenpox chances are the disease will be very mild.
The better immunization rates with our children create protection for all our kids.
Currently the vaccine is given at ages 1 and 4 years.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
My baby was born with cataracts. I thought only old people got these. How did this happen?
3 doctor answers • 10 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Several reasons: Congenital cataracts can be in one eye or both. They can be small or large. They can be isolated events or sometimes do to more serious problems. You should talk to your pediatrician.
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A 22-year-old member asked:
How did I get athlete's foot?
7 doctor answers • 16 doctors weighed in
Dermatology 28 years experience
Fungus: Fungus is everywhere-some people are more susceptible.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Are men or women more likely to suffer from addiction?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Integrative Medicine 34 years experience
Similar: Men are more likely than women to have opportunities to use drugs, but men and women given an opportunity to use drugs for the first time are equally likely to do so and to progress from initial use to addiction. However, women and men appear to differ in their vulnerability to some drugs. Both become addicted to cocaine, heroin, hallucinogens, tobacco. Difference -women > sedatives, men > alcohol.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Why did I have a near-syncope episode after giving blood?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 9 years experience
Be careful: It is common to feel somewhat light headed after donating blood. Everyone reacts differently, but by donating you are briefly compromising your own circulatory effectiveness for a short period of time. It rebounds very quickly.
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Last updated Jul 3, 2020
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