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I felt really down then unusually happy, dependng on where I am. Bipolar?
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: Don't know
We all have variability in our mood.
It sounds like you know what is tied to your changes in mood. If mood changes are significant then psychiatric evaluation would be warranted. I wouldn't try to diagnose you with the available information.

In brief: Don't know
We all have variability in our mood.
It sounds like you know what is tied to your changes in mood. If mood changes are significant then psychiatric evaluation would be warranted. I wouldn't try to diagnose you with the available information.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: Bipolar
This sounds more like rapid cycling.
May need to rule out hormonal changes, vs. Medication-induced vs. Agitated depression.

In brief: Bipolar
This sounds more like rapid cycling.
May need to rule out hormonal changes, vs. Medication-induced vs. Agitated depression.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
In brief: Maybe...
But there's more to it than that.
If you are struggling with your moods, there is a need to get help -- and there is plenty of help available to you. Start by talking with someone calm, caring and helpful -- someone you know whom you respect, and who respects you. Progress to professional help, unless everything works out fairly quickly.

In brief: Maybe...
But there's more to it than that.
If you are struggling with your moods, there is a need to get help -- and there is plenty of help available to you. Start by talking with someone calm, caring and helpful -- someone you know whom you respect, and who respects you. Progress to professional help, unless everything works out fairly quickly.
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
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