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Doctor insights on: Aquaphobia (Fear Of Water)

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I get heebie jeebies from going into the water how do I stop this?

I get heebie jeebies from going into the water how do I stop this?

You need to understa: You need to understand the "why, " behind the fear. I would talk to a psychologist or licensed therapist. Ssris may help. ...Read more

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I am trying that and I can't get nobody to help me how do i go about getting her into the hospital?

Who is it about?: Sounds like you concern about other person to go to hospital? If it is adult mentaly capsble maje a decission you cant force her. But if you see emergency call 911., ...Read more

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Im 17, and im suicidal. I cut and im just not okay. I want to be put into a mental institution, to get away from all of this. What can I do?

Im 17, and im suicidal. I cut and im just not okay. I want to be put into a mental institution, to get away from all of this. What can I do?

See below: National suicide prevention lifeline 1-800-273-talk (8255). Your age is 31 and the age in the question is 17. Depending on the state, the laws for inpatient psych admission might differ for a 17Y.O. Find an adult that you trust and confide. Talk to you parents/guardians. You might want to go to the emergency room and they will do a psych eval and discuss your options with you and the guardian. ...Read more

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What should i do to stop hating myself? I keep in getting hurt from people aroud me and the more i get hurt the more i hate myself!!

What should i do to stop hating myself? I keep in getting hurt from people aroud me and the more i get hurt the more i hate myself!!

Hating oneself: You have made an excellent first step by reaching out for help. What you are experiencing is extremely painful and also quite common. If you are able to see a doctor or psychologist about this, it would be very helpful. There is very good help for conditions such as you have. You may have depression or other conditions that cause your problems. Ask your doctor about help groups in your area ...Read more

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If i go to the bathroom normally, is there any risk of getting ecoli on me or my clothes? I don't want to get sick. I know i harp on this, I have ocd.

If i go to the bathroom normally, is there any risk of getting ecoli on me or my clothes? I don't want to get sick. I know i harp on this, I have ocd.

No.: If you go to the bathroom and wash your hands carefully, you're fine. This is a symptom of your ocd.You may need an adjustment of your fluoxetine if you are still anxious and obsessed with germs. I hope you're getting counseling also. ...Read more

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I think my hemorrhoids keep coming out when I use the bathroom, how can I keep this from happening?

I think my hemorrhoids keep coming out when I use the bathroom, how can I keep this from happening?

See a doctor: First to be sure what you are feeling is a hemorrhoid condition. Then ask the doctor if you need a referral to see a surgeon for hemorrhoid treatment. ...Read more

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I think i am getting sick. my boyfriend keeps telling me to go outside for a walk and get out of the house. What is the proper way to get better fast?

I think i am getting sick. my boyfriend keeps telling me to go outside for a walk and get out of the house. What is the proper way to get better fast?

R&R: Usually the fastest way is to eat a healthy diet, drink plenty of fluids (water or juice), and get plenty of rest. avoid alcohol and caffeine. Use OTC medications for symptom management. if not improving or if symptoms worsen visit your health care professional. ...Read more

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What to do if i got kicked out of college, my mum will lose the house please help me?

What to do if i got kicked out of college, my mum will lose the house please help me?

Anxiety: If anxiety over this situation is preventing you from achieving and you're in a downward spiral, talk with a counselor at your college who's competent. Success in college is about time management, study skills (especially active learning -- work the problems in the book BEFORE lecture) and getting guidance. Most important -- do not harm yourself, whatever's really going on. ...Read more

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I am in Psychopathic. how can I get out from it.

I am in Psychopathic.  how can I get out from it.

Psychopath: Congratulations on wanting to deal w/your symptoms. Be careful not to self-diagnose, you may have a different condition. Please see a mental health professional for diagnosis and treatment, not only medication but therapy. Work at becoming aware of the way others are affected by our behavior. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My daughter is terrified of bugs. We can't go outside? How do I help her get over this?

My daughter is terrified of bugs. We can't go outside? How do I help her get over this?

Ask her why: Ask your daughter to tell you why she is afraid then without dismissing her fear reassure her that the bugs do not want to hurt her but want to be her friends. ...Read more

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Do I have anxiety? My names lea i live in texas i go out in public and i start to act akward? And i feel like everyone is staring at me n i start to panic. So now i never want to leave my house. I don't know what it is and I do not feel normal anymore. W

Do I have anxiety? My names lea i live in texas 
i go out in public and i start to act akward? And i feel like everyone is staring at me n i start to panic. So now i never want to leave my house. I don't know what it is and I do not feel normal anymore. W

We : We all have anxiety, it is a signal response. Often accompanying our anxiety are bodily symptoms (sweating, palpitation, trembling); there are people who cope well with anxiety and there are those who fare less well and likely need additional assistance via what dr. Fowler mentioned. So yes, you do have anxiety (it's normal to have it) but you are having a hard time coping with it and it can lead to worsening down the road. ...Read more

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How to figure out why i can't get sad over my boyfriend being in the hospital even though i really care about him?

How to figure out why i can't get sad over my boyfriend being in the hospital even though i really care about him?

Complicated: Actually, there are many reasons you may be responding this way. Relationships are complicated and have many faces and phases. How you feel/do not feel is related to issues of your relationship with your boyfriend (now and past), your relationship with health and illness, hospitals, etc., and your past related experiences. Consider seeking someone to speak with it this continues to be a concern. ...Read more

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What to do if i feel I have huge anger in me that is going to eventually come out what's going on?

What to do if i feel I have huge anger in me that is going to eventually come out what's going on?

It needs to be : Addressed so that it doesn't come out like a volcano erupting. One simple tip- count to ten before acting on the urge to impulsively harm someone physically or emotionally. Reduce anger by deep breathing. Breath in deeply & slowly through the nostrils. Hold air in lungs for a 5 count before slowly exhaling through an open mouth. Repeat until you cool your jets. Focus on your breathing not what is. ...Read more

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Where do I go? I am in sooo much pain. I see no way out. I guess that leaves suicide. I just don't know what to do or who to go to.

Major Depression: You are a Precious Human Being! I feel empathy for your emotional pain and Depression with hopelessness. You were born with Wonder of Life Force, giving you Breath of Life; due to which you have lived for 39 years. Feel the Blessings of Life! You deserve Healing from Emotional pain. Call 911 for ER, or ask a close family member or friend take you to ER, and call Suicide and Crisis Center. ...Read more

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Afraid because I really hope I don't have to throw up because I have emetophobia (fear of throwing up). how do I get rid of this and get to sleep?

Afraid because I really hope I don't have to throw up because I have emetophobia (fear of throwing up). how do I get rid of this and get to sleep?

A phobia is an: irrational fear, in this case of throwing up. Clinical hypnosis and self-hypnosis training can be helpful, as can other forms of therapy. Please see a clinical psychologist. ...Read more