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What causes uncontrollable crying? That I cannot stop and don't know why I am doing it. Very embarrassing.

What causes uncontrollable crying? That I cannot stop and don't know why I am doing it. Very embarrassing.

Well...: It appears that you should see a psychiatrist soon. Your Prozac (fluoxetine) should be re-evaluated.
Do it soon ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Uncontrollable Crying (Definition)

Uncontrollable crying is a symptom meaning a person cries for a long time, and he ...Read more


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What could cause uncontrollable crying?

What could cause uncontrollable crying?

Many things: The answer to this question depends entirely on the age of the person and the circumstances surrounding the crying. Are we talking about a baby or a 50 year old? The answer would be entirely different. ...Read more

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Is there a mental problem that causes uncontrollable crying?

Is there a mental problem that causes uncontrollable crying?

Possibly: Crying is a normal part of life. Sometimes people with a depressive disorder are very sad a cry a great deal. In addition, uncontrollable crying could be caused by neurologic disease or brain injury. Discussing these symptoms with your pcp is best if there is any concern. ...Read more

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Could pba cause my crying I have NF type 1 I have lots of pain with this I take lots of medications but have had this uncontrollable crying?

Could pba cause my crying I have NF type 1 I have lots of pain with this I take lots of medications but have had this uncontrollable crying?

Neurology consult...: ....would be necessary. It is not in my vocabulary to say something can NEVER happen in this world of medicine but since NF1 is basically defined as a PERIPHERAL NERVE type of problem which definitely is painful and so forth...it would not be the most likely type of problem in my opinion to cause or be associated with PBA. I also searched the literature and couldn't find anything convincing. ...Read more

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Uncontrollable crying in teen common?

Uncontrollable crying in teen common?

Not very common: But not abnormal. Teenage is a time of marked surges of hormones and emotions may be difficult to control. ...Read more

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Uncontrollable crying a month after death of loved one. Normal?

Not abnormal: Unless you are incapacitated for long periods of time. Losing a loved one is very sad, however time is a great healer. ...Read more

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Uncontrollable crying. Is it a normal part of grieving?

Uncontrollable crying. Is it a normal part of grieving?

Not abnormal: Unless you are incapacitated for long periods of time. Losing a loved one is very sad, however time is a great healer. ...Read more

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How can I help someone who has bouts of uncontrollable crying, indecision, panic etc. Over a key professional decision?

How can I help someone who has bouts of uncontrollable crying, indecision, panic etc. Over a key professional decision?

Vitamin therapy: I know that this sounds weird, but emotions are initiated by the "automatic" brain. High calorie malnutrfition causes this part of the brain to become too easily activated. I treat this with intravenous vitamins but I would suggest that this person cleans up diet, especially sugar and sees a nutritionist doc. It is truly amazing to see the recovery if taken to heart and followed. ...Read more

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Can uncontrollable crying be related to my periods?

Can uncontrollable crying be related to my periods?

Mood changes yes: Many women experience mood changes at menses. When the period starts there is an abrupt drop off of both estrogen and progesterone. This is called of pms or pmdd (premenstrual dysphoric disorder). Its common that little things can set off a crying spell. If the uncontrollable crying is affecting your life or your relationships you may consider a mild anti-depressant from your md. ...Read more

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Uncontrollable crying seeing touching commercials a side effect of pregnancy?

Uncontrollable crying seeing touching commercials a side effect of pregnancy?

It can be.: Hormonal changes during pregnancy can give rise to emotional lability and or emotional over reactions. ...Read more

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How many women experience severe anger and uncontrollable crying due to frustration in not being able to talk back?

How many women experience severe anger and uncontrollable crying due to frustration in not being able to talk back?

Get help!: Why are you not able to asset yourself? Is your description relates only to your partner or to any areas of life? When you have to constantly bottle up your feelings, not being able to communicate safely, you might experience sx you're describing. If there are difficulties in communication, find a psychologist or counselor to help you with your assertiveness and communication skills. ...Read more

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My mom started gabapentin 300mg tonight and woke up an he after with uncontrollable crying, why? And how do we get it out of her system?

My mom started gabapentin 300mg tonight and woke up an he after with uncontrollable crying, why? And how do we get it out of her system?

Patience: The medication will eventually metabolize out of her system. Be sure to contact her MD immediately to inform of the side effect to get the best advice on stopping the medication as I don't know what medical condition is being treated. Emotional side effects - including suicidal thoughts - are uncommon but can happen. Stay with her - reassure her - and encourage sleep.
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Excessive sweating uncontrollable crying missed cycle was suppose to start june 29th but no show, throwing up, backaches lower stomach cramps "could I be pregnant? ".Eventhough my home pregnancy test came back negatives

Excessive sweating uncontrollable crying missed cycle was suppose to start june 29th but no show, throwing up, backaches lower stomach cramps "could I be pregnant? ".Eventhough my home pregnancy test came back negatives

Possibly: More likely you have a delayed cycle most likely secondary to stress and some cramps secondary to functional ovarian cysts. If your pregnancy test remains negative and no period comes, consider an evaluation, ruling out thyroid disease and consider an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Uncontrollable fits of crying. Could ocp's cause this?

Possibly: The phrase "having a good cry" suggests that crying can actually make you feel physically and emotionally better, which many people believe. There is a type of chemical in emotional tears that acts as an endorphin that reduces pain and works to improve mood. Crying bouts are also triggered by hormonal irregularities, which are triggered naturally or by ocps. ...Read more

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How to stop uncontrollable (keeps going on and on) crying?

Need more info: Need more information, such as the age of the patient, the situation, etc. ...Read more

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I have a 15 months nephew. He seems so angry these days and very emotional (crying and shouting) what can we do? And is there any physilogical cause?

I have a 15 months nephew. He seems so angry these days and very emotional (crying and shouting) what can we do? And is there any physilogical cause?

Tantrums?: The only way to see if there's a medical cause is to see his doctor. He may be having tantrums. Often, kids act out to get attention, even negative attention;withdrawing attention from the misbehavior (i.e., timeouts) & giving positive attention for good behavior helps. Distracting your child when you see misbehavior start can head it off, too. Ensure he doesn't get overtired or famished. ...Read more

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Would crying excessively cause a breakdown?

Would crying excessively cause a breakdown?

Crying is a symptom.: Crying excessively won't cause a 'nervous breakdown', but it could be a symptom of a 'nervous breakdown'. If there is no underlying reason (i.e., loss of a loved one) for the crying, it's best to see your doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause my 4 and a half yr old to wake up every night crying and fighting?

Other features??: If the kid is fully awake when you check him and calms to your visit, this can arise from many sources.Separation anxiety, changes in living conditions, absence of a parent, all may play a role. A medical condition should be evident during daytime activities. If the kid is not awakeor doesn't immediately waken to your touch, it might be a sleep disorder called a night terror. See your doc for details. ...Read more

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Can crying cause your blood sugar to raise?

Can crying cause your blood sugar to raise?

Yes: Anything that causes and increase in stress (crying) will cause an increase in the stress response and a release of blood sugar. ...Read more

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Could intense crying cause pain in my upper back and left chest?

Could intense crying cause pain in my upper back and left chest?

Cryingand pain: Yes. Crying can increase straining which in turn can increase muscular pain. Also, crying may be associated with depression, increased serotonin which can lead to muscle spasms and pain. ...Read more

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Can crying everyday cause eyelids to thicken and not go down to normal size/shape?

Can crying everyday cause eyelids to thicken and not go down to normal size/shape?

Not likely: I am so sorry that something is making you cry everyday. I wouldn't worry about the effect of the excess tears on your eyes. But if something carries you to tears everyday, then you should seek help and have that addressed. ...Read more

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Uncontrollable laughter/crying over very little for 5 mins about 2X a year under a lot of stress had baby 2 Mth ago is it worth worrying about?

Uncontrollable laughter/crying over very little for 5 mins about 2X a year under a lot of stress had baby 2 Mth ago is it worth worrying about?

Needs tratment: Yes it needs to be treated by a Psychiatrist. You may need therapy with and without drugs as there may be underlying depression.It can also be a sign of Pseudo Bulbar Affect but in that condition you will have these episodes more frequently than only two times a year. Discuss with your Doctor or Psychiatrist ...Read more

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A mouse was killed in a trap in my home I heard it and now I can't stop crying. I can't sleep cause all I hear is the mouse. Why am I like this?

A mouse was killed in a trap in my home I heard it and now I can't stop crying. I can't sleep cause all I hear is the mouse. Why am I like this?

Perhaps it is: Because you care. It is ok to care about God's creatures. However, your depression may be key in the intensity of the impact it is having on you. See that you take celexa (citalopram). It isn't clear if you are receiving any talking treatment. I would encourage you to get into some therapy to help with both your depression and your anxiety disorder. Take care. ...Read more

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What causes your eyes to hurt when crying?

What causes your eyes to hurt when crying?

Dry eye: This complaint is most common in patients with dry eyes. Other causes include any inflammation of the surface of the eye. Please see your specialist eye md (ophthalmologist) to have your eyes examined. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Mease
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Crying (Definition)

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