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Hello. I have been having what feels like waves of anxiety on and off for about a year now. This last one has been going on for a week and it's awful. I can barely concentrate. Ian usually fine in the mornings and then by mid day it's full blown. I have t
Anxiety: Anxiety or worry is a psychological & physiological state characterized by somatic, cognitive, emotional & behavioral features. It causes restlessness, fatigue, muscle tension & concentration difficulties. It is considered a normal reaction to a stressor, unless it interferes with daily functioning or causes significant distress. First step is to rule out physical causes, thru workup by your PCP. ...Read more
Do a pregnancy test: If you think you might be pregnant you should do a pregnancy test. Home pregnancy tests are readily available, inexpensive, easy to use, and very reliable. If you remain unsure after doing the pregnancy test, repeat the test after 7-10 days. If there is a possibility that you may be pregnant, you should be taking Folic Acid every day to help prevent birth defects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The swelling is 1/1inch and paining for last one day . Ian 36 yrs old .Cat MRI and cisternography all are flawless .Kindly help me. To dr. Goodie ?
Not enough info...: Sorry, there is just not enough information here to help you safely or effectively. I think if you have a significant concern like this you should call your physician. Good luck! ...Read more
Ian in a clinical study for the sapien S3 aorta valve are you familiar with this valve is it better than open heart?
Time will tell: The clinical study you are participating in should give us more information on the efficacy of the Sapien valve vs open heart. "Better" has a lot to do with long term outcomes (like the number of complications such as infection or valve tearing free and how patients compare in terms of overall quality of life) between the 2 treatments. For now, "better" depends on your surgeon's experience. ...Read more
Ian 18 days late every pregnancy symtoms. Can't stop being sick but neg test? Could i still be pregnant tho?
My 7 year old son recently began blinking constantly. His pediatric ian said it was most likely allergies and not to worry about tourettes.
Blinking: Blinking may be secondary to allergies, it could also be part of an innocent tic. Many children develop tics without it being tourettes. He might even switch his tick (shoulder shrug, cough, etc). He he starts having motor (blinking) and vocal tics (making noises) then you would be more concerned about tourettes. If the blinking is bothering him you could consider treatment. For now try to ignore. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers