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Depression and mood swings post delivery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   since I have had my daughter she will be 4 in June,I have had moderate hair loss, irritable,constant mood swings.Depression or what feels to me like being down and out.My joints have a burning pain its not constant but it happens almost 3 times a week sometimes several times in the same day.I have also experienced tightness in my chest,and cough up lots of phlem in the mornings sick to my stomach as soon as I wake up in the mornings what It throw up is white phlem like substance. I have been on several different medications Celexia,Hydroxizine,Wellibrutrin,Paxil,Prozac,Zoloft, none of these help they would for a little while but then it was like i was taking nothing.At one point the had me on 300mg of Zoloft and 5 hydroxizine a day.Nothing helped. I need some kind of help to figure out what this is.It is literally driving me insane and tearing apart my family.
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Ok Let me read it first
Doctor :   I can understand your problem
Doctor :  
Let me first ask yu few question
User :   ok
Doctor :  
I really concern about your problem
Doctor :  
What is your age now?
User :   26
Doctor :  
Was it all started just after birth of the baby?
Doctor :  
If so within how many days?
User :   i had some problems b4 depression , but all this started about 6 months after i had her.
User :   Im constantly on edge and angry all the time
Doctor :  
What if yu do not take any medicines, how do yu feel?
User :   like that .... when i am on meds they only help for about 4 months
User :   im not on anything now
Doctor :  
User :   i stopped takin it cause it wasnt helping
Doctor :  
Do you care for your kid and hushand?

Doctor :  
Did you ever try to hurt them?
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