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What is the best treatment for hypochondria? I am already taking ssri but want to explore other options.

What is the best treatment for hypochondria? I am already taking ssri but want to explore other options.

Psychotherapy: There are many psychotherapeutic modalities that help with hypochondria (and other anxiety disorders). Speak to a psychiatrist who can evaluate you and suggest the best approach. In general, psychotropic medications (including ssris) work best coupled with therapy. ...Read more

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Dr. Carlos Satulovsky
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Ssri (Definition)

A class of drugs, such as fluoxetine or sertraline, that inhibit the uptake of serotonin and are primarily used in the treatment of depression ...Read more


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Drs can I take any ssri tablet just before sexual intercorse for premature ejaculation? Or I should start daily treatment? What is tge best drug

Drs can I take any ssri tablet just before sexual intercorse for premature ejaculation? Or I should start daily treatment? What is tge best drug

Regular dosing: For this purpose, you would likely need regular dosing -- not only just before intercourse. Work with your physician to select an ssri that's appropriate for you. ...Read more

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I recently quit opiates after 6mo use. Could this be why i'm treatment resistant (added anxiety) when startn 1st line meds like ssri/buspar for gad?

I recently quit opiates after 6mo use. Could this be why i'm treatment resistant (added anxiety) when startn 1st line meds like ssri/buspar for gad?

Yes, I think so.: So glad you've quit the opiates. Your body will thank you eventually. I know less about the chemical basis for resistance than the psychological. Quitting opiates is emotionally hard. My pain patients are often terrified to even consider it. They get extremely anxious and since it is reality based, it remains even in the face of medications. Try talk therapy (cbt) to manage the anxiety. Best! ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for patients with aneurism?

What is the best treatment for patients with aneurism?

Depends on details: An aneurysm is a blood vessel (artery) that has a widened (dilated) portion. They can be in many places, such as in the brain, in the heart arteries, in the aorta, in arm or leg arteries, etc... Treatments will depend on where the aneurysm is, how big it is, how likely it is to grow or burst, how healthy the patient is, how easy or how hard it is to get to the aneurysm, etc... Details matter! ...Read more

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What treatment is best for a patient that is vdrl reactive?

What treatment is best for a patient that is vdrl reactive?

Continue work up : Before anyone assumes this is syphilis, unless it is obvious, confirmatory testing is needed. Syphilis is easy to treat nowadays. Lupus, old age, and a few dozen other things can give a positive vdrl too ...Read more

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What are the best pain treatment options for patients with complex regional pain syndrome?

What are the best pain treatment options for patients with complex regional pain syndrome?

CRPS: Crps is a difficult condition to treat. Often, a combination of various therapies is necessary. It might include: - medication (anti-seizure, antidepressants, topical cream, pain killers...) - physical therapy, biofeedback - interventional therapies (sympathetic nerve blocks, spinal cord stimulation ...). ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for an avm patient?

What is the best treatment for an avm patient?

Complicated: For a brain avm, there are three techniques available, which are all complementary: surgery, radiosurgery and embolization. Talk to your neurosurgeon about it. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for preeclampsia patient?

What is the best treatment for preeclampsia patient?

Delivery: The only reeal cure for preeclampsia is delivery. We use Magnesium Sulfate to prevent seizures. ...Read more

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What is the best or common treatment for malaria in ghana and can the malaria parasites be killed so that the patient is diagnosed free of the disease?

What is the best or common treatment for malaria in ghana and can the malaria parasites be killed so that the patient is diagnosed free of the disease?

Malaria: This depends upon the particular species of plasmodium with which one is infected. The doctors there are best qualified to make these choices, having the microscopic evidence with which to make the decisions. The parasites can generally be entirely eliminated, but the risk of re-infection is always present. ...Read more