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Doctor insights on: Stress Liquid Medication

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


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Burning sensation on head scalp mix with liquid feeling when I'm stressing really bad with bad anxiety. What to do?

Burning sensation on head scalp mix with liquid feeling when I'm stressing really bad with bad anxiety. What to do?

SOUNDS UNCOMFORTABLE: Might be time to reduce stress and also see your dr. If stress does this talking with a psychotherapist seems right. Meds might help. Over several months meditation will help too. Lots of things can help so find someone who can assist you in making changes. I'd try a good psychotherapist for starters. ...Read more

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When I am stressed sometimes I feel some liquid flowing downwards towards my penis. Why is that and what is that? Is it blood or any chemical that flows downwards during stress or anxiety? Thanks

When I am stressed sometimes I feel some liquid flowing downwards towards my penis. Why is that and what is that? Is it blood or any chemical that flows downwards during stress or anxiety? Thanks

Feelings and reality: Hi RoodleK
Feelings of fluids moving in the body are often virtual. The result of stimulation of sensory nerves that would respond if there was fluid moving. Each body has a complex of reactions to stress, fear, or anxiety. This may be one of your responses. Both blood and urine do flow towards the penis, but its not necessary to have actual fluid flowing to have the feeling. Good luck!! ...Read more

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Under stress. Could that cause liquids to come out nose while drinking or cause moist feeling in nose (stress affect the way I am swallowing)?

Under stress. Could that cause liquids to come out nose while drinking or cause moist feeling in nose (stress affect the way I am swallowing)?

Doctor evaluation: It is possible for stress and anxiety to present with several different types of symptoms (i.e. chest pain, shortness of breath, abdominal pain, decreased appetite, irregular bowel movements, etc). It is possible stress could be involved but it's definitely a good idea to discuss your symptoms with your doctor to rule out any other underlying issues. ...Read more

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When I m stressed I feel warm sensation or liquid flowing around my scrotum and testicles. Why? What is it?

When I m stressed I feel warm sensation or liquid flowing around my scrotum and testicles. Why? What is it?

Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, etc. Please go to a mental health professional for support if you think you have an anxiety disorder. See doc first to rule out physical issues. ...Read more

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I got a stress problem on tuesday and that caused me to have runs slowed down and now its liquid poop that doesn't smell normal. How to make it hard?

I got a stress problem on tuesday and that caused me to have runs slowed down and now its liquid poop that doesn't smell normal. How to make it hard?

Dietary changes: Can be effective for your loose stool. I would increase your dietary intake of fiber by either eating more fiber in whole grain breads and fruits and vegetable or I would take an over the counter fiber supplement.

Sometimes probiotics available over the counter can help with stool issues to.

Ibs is a syndrome of stomach issues (bloating, diarrhea, constipation) that are made worse with stress. ...Read more

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Egd 6 months ago-normal except gastritis- under lots of stress at the moment last 3 weeks noticed food/liquid takes longer to go down throat- throat feels tight, burn sometimes, chest tight too. I'm 28?

Egd 6 months ago-normal except gastritis- under lots of stress at the moment last 3 weeks noticed food/liquid takes longer to go down throat- throat feels tight, burn sometimes, chest tight too. I'm 28?

Maybe anxiiety?: If your egd is normal your symptoms may be from another source or new GI problems have arisen in the interval. Anxiety patients can have symptoms in their GI tract called somatoform disorder. Check with your doctor for further diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Is there any medication good for stress & anxiety?

Is there any medication good for stress & anxiety?

If there's an: Anxiety disorder then medications like selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors or Buspar (buspirone) can be helpful. I don't usually recommend medication if the only issue is stress. Lifestyle changes can be helpful for both. Talking therapy ranks really high. Cognitive behavioral therapy can be quite effective. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night ; good nutrition with 5 servings of veggies ;. ...Read more

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Can there be any medication for constant stress headaches?

Can there be any medication for constant stress headaches?

Stress headaches: For "constant stress headaches, " please see your physician for evaluation & help with their cause. There are over the counter medicines like aleve, tylenol, (acetaminophen) etc that can be used; also some find peppermint herbal compresses on the forehead helpful. Ideally, explore & deal with your stress triggers with a therapist -- no meds needed, and what you learn serves you for a lifetime! Be well. ...Read more

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How to take diuretics - it's for a working with medication essay. E.g. when orally, is it tablet of liquid form?

How to take diuretics - it's for a working with medication essay. E.g. when orally, is it tablet of liquid form?

See below: Diuretics, since they stimulate urination, should always be taken early in the day. If twice a day is necessary, the 2nd dose should be no later than dinner time. Oral use us with pills. Furosemide and hydrochlorothiazide are not available as liquids but can be crushed for ng tube use. The IV route is appropriate for acute congestive heart failure, pulmonary edema, or hypertensive crisis. ...Read more

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Can stress make me angry? I feel like punching a wall at work. Is there a way to control this? Medication, or otherwise?

Can stress make me angry? I feel like punching a wall at work. Is there a way to control this? Medication, or otherwise?

Get help: Yes, stress can make a person angry. Ask your doc to refer you to a therapist or psychiatrist for eval/proper diagnosis. Meantime try to distract yourself, distance from what's setting you off (if possible) and find ways to clear your head to calm down. Be with a good friend or family member for support. Stay safe and don't let anger control you. With help you can get through this tough time. ...Read more

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I recently suffered a hemeroid which was really painful. After some medication its a little better, now I have liquid keep coming out my anus?

I recently suffered a hemeroid which was really painful. After some medication its a little better, now I have liquid keep coming out my anus?

See your doctor: May be due to fecal impaction, stool may be leaking, to make sure you have hemorrhoids only, not a tumor, see your doctor. ...Read more

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How do u remove stress without medication?

How do u remove stress without medication?

Stress removal: Are you confusing stress and anxiety/depression? None of us was born with a Prozac (fluoxetine) deficiency! It all starts with nutrition and a healthy gut to make normal neurotransmitters to helps us deal with stress. Stress is toxic relationships, bad work, finances, poor nutrition, lack of sleep - these can be changed but require effort to give up what causes the stress. Start by eating better and exercising. ...Read more

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Can you buy valeron liquid medication on line?

Valerian liquid?: I'm not sure if you are talking about valerian liquid. You can practically buy anything on the internet these days, including valerian liquid. I would be cautious about buying any form of medication (prescribed or herbal) online because you never know what you are truly getting. ...Read more

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I am unable to deal with stress in my life and have tried a lot of different methods. I don't want to take medication. I am feeling hopeless.

I am unable to deal with stress in my life and have tried a lot of different methods. I don't want to take medication. I am feeling hopeless.

Need therapy: You may benefit from working with a psychotherapist who can help you learn to deal with your stress. Psychotherapy can also help with depression & hopelessness -- but if you have a full-blown major depressive episode, medications may still be suggested. The therapist would not be able to prescribe them, but starting there would be a reasonable path to getting well. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do I hate to drink liquid medication?

Texture or taste: Sometimes the medication makes the liquid chunky or tastes bitter.
You can practice swallowing a pill using mini m&m's. ...Read more

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I'm having stinky brown liquid discharge while having medication with my tuboovarian complex. Normal?

I'm having stinky brown liquid discharge while having medication with my tuboovarian complex. Normal?

No.: Your question lacks some detail, such as what precisely your "tubo-ovarian complex" consists of. If you are taking medication for an infection which has ascended from the vagina to the fallopian tubes, you can expect a discharge if not properly treated. There is resistance among different bacteria to drugs used to treat sexually transmitted diseases, so you should return to your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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I am having severe pain on back of my head whenever I get stressed by some work or after some tiring journey. What medication should I take?

I am having severe pain on back of my head whenever I get stressed by some work or after some tiring journey. What medication should I take?

Headache: You need to see your doctor for an examination to determine the cause of the headache. E.G. You may have high blood pressure or some other ailment that requires treatment. ...Read more

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Stress/anxiety have gotten to the point where the physical symptoms are almost unbearable. Is there any way to fix this besides taking medication?

Manage stress with: E-a-s-e. 1)eliminate the stressor from your life (be assertive; delegate; take breaks & vacations) 2)alter the impact of the stressor (problem solving; time management; social/group action); 3)shift your outlook (reduce unrealistic expectations, irrational beliefs & negative self-talk); & 4) ease your response (relaxation, exercise & good nutrition). Talk to a professional who treats anxiety. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing a funny smell, like dust or chemicals for a few weeks. It went away for a while but came back the past week. Can it be stress? Or due to current medication?

Smell: Distortion of smell or presence of odors that others can't smell can occur with certain brain lesions, but the fact that the symptom cleared for a period of time is reassuring even though the symptom recurred. If you're quite disturbed by this symptom, consult an Otolaryngologist for careful examination of your nose and mouth. ...Read more

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Any medication for helping stress incontinence?

Any medication for helping stress incontinence?

Sudafed, or ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate): Can help to tighten bladder neck. Anticholinergics eg oxybutinin er, Detrol or vesicare (solifenacin) relax bladder musculature and may help. U should try kegel exercises 5x/day & squeezing ball between knees. Consider seeing uro-gynecologist or urologist. Urethral slings or bladder neck suspensions are extremely effective surgical procedures. Former is simple op operation with minimal morbidity. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are some ways to reduce stress without taking medication?

Stress management: Look at the things that you can/cannot control. Relaxation, exercising, sleep hygiene will help with stress reduction. Establishing routine for yourself will help you make environment more predictable and help reduce stress. You can also talk to a psychotherapist to help you guide through the process. ...Read more