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Inappropriate Laughing And Crying
Pseudobulbar affect: Pseudobulbar affect (pba), emotional lability, labile affect refers to a neurologic disorder characterized by inoluntary crying or uncontrollable episodes of crying and/or laughing, or other emotional displays.Pba occurs secondary to neurologic disease or brain injury. ...Read more
Crying in infancy is described as a loud, high-pitched sound made by infants in response to certain situations. Infants have a cry reflex that is a normal response to some stimuli, such as pain or hunger. Older children and adults cry for emotional reasons such as pain, fear, sadness, or frustration. Premature infants may not have a cry reflex, so they must be monitored closely for signs ...Read more
Crying for no reason: You very well may be depressed. And, your emotions are probably exhausting to you. This rapid swinging from tears to laughter is a good sign for depression. Just know that there is help. You do not have to live this way. You just need to ask for help. You can start with your trusted health care advisor and go from there until you get a remedy that works. ...Read more
I have sharp pain under my left ribcage on my back. Things like crying (it really hurts), coughing, and laughing make it worse. What could this be?
See your doctor: Your symptoms may be signs of something significantly wrong. One cannot tell without a complete history, physical and possible lab/imaging tests. Follow with your doctor as soon as you can. Things that can cause pains in chest and ribcage include heartburn, pleurisy, pneumonia, gallbladder problems, liver disease, kidney problems, heart attacks, or blood clots. ...Read more
How can I get rid of the smiling all the time and stop crying when i laugh and stop crying for no reason?
I don't know if i'm having bipolar disorders not not but i'm acting very strange last 3 weeks/burst out of crying then just laugh hilariously, too bad?
Bipolar Disorder: Bipolar disorder needs to be diagnosed by a very experienced mental health professional as it is a term loosely used in our current culture. Schedule a consultation so you can ease your mind with a professional who can help you understand the cause of your distress and help you cope more effectively. Ask your doctor for a referral. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"fake" faints, shaking body parts out of sudden, expressionless, crying or laughing for no reason, random screams, can it be touretters? 14 y/o sister
Why when I see something funny and start laughing, I get an overwhelming feeling of sadness and start crying?
MDE, pseudobulbar : The most common causes of alexithymia (unawareness of affect or inappropriate affect) is depression or other psychiatric disorders. However, neurologic disorders, such as pseudo bulbar affect, can result in inappropriate affective responses. If antidepressants are not effective, a neurologic workup is indicated. ...Read more
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