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Why dx'd BPD by new pdoc?Every1 who knows me(7 yr bf,all friends new&old)is baffled.Im PTSD&Bipolar&USED to self-harm,but many yrs ago.No1 agrees BPD.

Why dx'd BPD by new pdoc?Every1 who knows me(7 yr bf,all friends new&old)is baffled.Im PTSD&Bipolar&USED to self-harm,but many yrs ago.No1 agrees BPD.

Ask the: provider who made the diagnosis which criteria were met. Is "pdoc" used as an abbreviation for psychiatrist or primary care physician? It would be best if the diagnosis was made by a psychiatrist or psychologist who has done a careful assessment using DSM criteria. ...Read more

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Definition)

Severe fatigue lasting longer than six months for which no underlying cause has been found. Chronic fatigue gets worse with strenuous ...Read more


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Stationed in korea and korean doctors prescribed me d-rol, himetin, orpheryl c, traumeel. They did not speak fluent english. What am i taking?

Stationed in korea and korean doctors prescribed me d-rol, himetin, orpheryl c, traumeel. They did not speak fluent english. What am i taking?

Mix of meds: A search reveals these to be a mixture of dietary supplements, antacids and pain relievers.They apear to be harmless, but any agent strong enough to do good can have side effects. Consultation with your units medical department might be a better choice for care. ...Read more

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How to overcome jetlag? New york to johannesburg ( south Africa ). 4 days now, still battling to sleep. Thank you.

How to overcome jetlag? New york to johannesburg ( south Africa ). 4 days now, still battling to sleep. Thank you.

Melatonin: Some melatonin (3mg) about 1 hour before bedtime may be helpful. No naps in the daytime, and exposure to sunshine daily. ...Read more

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I'm suffering with fibromyalgia for 17 years. Can u tell me if any new research is here. Suffering too much! thanks marline?

I'm suffering with fibromyalgia for 17 years. Can u tell me if any new research is here. Suffering too much! thanks marline?

No breakthroughs: ? if breakthroughs in fibromyalgia treatment. Cause officially "unknown" due to academia's wrong-minded search for genetic/infectious cause. Those afflicted have multiple causalities & various combos of causal dynamics (delicate female musculoskeletal systems, childbirth, obesity, hypermobility, episode of prolonged inactivity due to disease, & mechanical injuries (especially of pelvic girdle). ...Read more

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Can you tell me about HIV social groups in los angeles/626?

Can you tell me about HIV social groups in los angeles/626?

HIV support - L.A.: Try contacting an area HIV clinic - that's a good place to start. I found one relatively near you: 2146 W. Adams Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90018 323 766-2170 Hours: Tue: 8:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Toll Free/Hotline: (800) 263-0067 Take care and be safe! ...Read more

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Can anxiety disorder caus tension &headache daily, seen nerologist dr, he giv me amitraplin not tried yet.Sent me osteotherapist whosays it muscula neck?

Can anxiety disorder caus tension &headache daily, seen nerologist dr, he giv me amitraplin not tried yet.Sent me osteotherapist whosays it muscula neck?

Anxiety: Anxiety or worry is a psychological & physiological state characterized by somatic, cognitive, emotional & behavioral features. It signifies fear/concern/unpleasant sensations/ dread. 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, as in panic. ...Read more

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Dr says I have symptoms of west Nile but sent me home w/ Zofran (ondansetron) for headache pain. Zofran (ondansetron) is really expensive/doesn't help. I don't know what to do!

Dr says I have symptoms of west Nile but sent me home w/ Zofran (ondansetron) for headache pain. Zofran (ondansetron) is really expensive/doesn't help. I don't know what to do!

Talk to doctor: Please call doctor's office to prescribe a different agent..Don't feel embarrased because many medications are ridiculously priced in our country compared to other countries. You need prescription now so I will not tell you to fax your rx to Canadian pharmacy because it takes a couple of weeks. Wish you well. ...Read more

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Hi..I live in saudi arabia ksa and i suffer from severe pain in stomach and throat.Can u advice me best gastroenterologist in ksa plz.

See details: Why don't you ask your family doctor that question. Virtually any GI specialist should be able to capably handle your issues. ...Read more

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20s Bff said despite success she's depressed/cries alot & asked 4 secrecy. Says not ready 4 therapy. How do I help her?! Every1s here she's overseas!

20s Bff said despite success she's depressed/cries alot & asked 4 secrecy. Says not ready 4 therapy. How do I help her?! Every1s here she's overseas!

They have to want it: Your friend has to want therapy and medication, and all you can really do is encourage him/her to seek both and engage deeply and meaningfully in the therapeutic process. You simply cannot do it for him/her, much as you'd like to. You can either be his/her friend or therapist. You cannot be both, and even though you want to see him/her get better, trying to be both simply will not work. ...Read more

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Autonomic drs in va beach who treat pots?

Autonomic drs in va beach who treat pots?

Generally a : Cardiologist or eps (electrophysiologist) on staff at larger hospitals. Hrs, md, facc. www.thepmc.org. ...Read more

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19yrold afraid of luv(reason unknown) n restless wen a guy who likes m is nearby lookg @ me n i bhv vry rude n involuntarily heart HS decd NT 2 luv..

19yrold afraid of luv(reason unknown)  n restless wen a guy who likes m is nearby lookg @ me n i bhv vry rude n involuntarily heart HS decd NT 2 luv..

You may have ...: A social anxiety disorder.This is a common disorder and is very treatable. Your symptoms could represent a deep seated fear of intimacy resulting from past events or experiences. An evaluation with a therapist or psychiatrist should be considered. ...Read more

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Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor died last week. How do U.S. doctors prevent getting grievously ill from highly contagious patients?

Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor died last week. How do U.S. doctors prevent getting grievously ill from highly contagious patients?

They don't!: The brave men and women who are willing to fight the Ebola virus are amazingly courageous in their work. They are equally susceptible to contract the disease, but work hard to keep the risk low by wearing mask, gloves and down. However they are still at a very high risk. ...Read more

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M south Indian.Costwise i am struggling to buy medicines with average salary.why ocd medications costly?is there any offer for poor people world wide?

M south Indian.Costwise i am struggling to buy medicines with average salary.why ocd medications costly?is there any offer for poor people world wide?

Although: the anafranil (clomipramine) you are taking is excellent for the treatment of OCD - there are a # of SSRI's which could be used. Many of these are available in generic form and would cost very little. Would address this with your prescribing provider. Take care. ...Read more

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Wife going thru menopause, very depressed, effecting our marriage, tried everything from drs to specialists, naturopaths & meditation, any suggestions?

Wife going thru menopause, very depressed, effecting our marriage, tried everything from drs to specialists, naturopaths & meditation, any suggestions?

Cognitive therapy: Cognitive-behavioral therapy and/or couples therapy may be a helpful intervention here. While menopause may have seemed like where it started, this could be a correlated or coincidental event. Keeping your own head above water by maintaining your own mental and physical health is another way you can help, or at least prevent things from getting worse. Hang in there and seek some additional help. ...Read more

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MN PC Dr recommendation please? Dealing w/ difficult to diagn. case (poss. auto immune?). PC says it's in head. Positive ANA & CBT therapists say no.

MN PC Dr recommendation please? Dealing w/ difficult to diagn. case (poss. auto immune?). PC says it's in head. Positive ANA & CBT therapists say no.

If MN =: Minnesota the BEST MEDICAL CARE in the WORLD is right in ROCHESTER ...ie: THE MAYO CLINIC. Having TRAINED THERE I can assure you that there is NO Medical problem that is beyond their ability to DIAGNOSE and TREAT! Hope this helps! BTW after Diagnosis the Clinic will find a PCP for you in your own Town! ...Read more

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Hi,I suffer from oral herpes.My GP told me acyclovir isn't affective.

Hi,I suffer from oral herpes.My GP told me acyclovir isn't affective.

Oral herpes: Your GP is not right. Oral acyclovir is a very effective means of preventing episodes of oral herpes in those who have frequent outbreaks. It must be taken every day to prevent these recurrences. It is not particularly effective once you have an outbreak. ...Read more

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How di I find eye dr. In chicago who accepts new medicare patients?

How di I find eye dr. In chicago who accepts new medicare patients?

AAO website: American academy of ophthalmology also all the medical schools have clinics. ...Read more

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How can I find best ADHD doctor? Is dere any particular website where i can find somebody in my region.? I live in auburn, wa n m very new to dis area.

How can I find best ADHD doctor? Is dere any particular website where i can find somebody in my region.? I live in auburn, wa n m very new to dis area.

Perhaps health tap: Look on health tap and see if there is a strongly rated or top doc for add in your area. Otherwise, there are several doc rating sites on the web. I tend to prefer the phone interview with a doc. A number of docs will take a call from a prospective patient and you can get a sense of them and their approach before going to the office. If you get bad service when calling the office, move on. ...Read more

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