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Fear and anxiety - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   hi i have a problem of fear
Doctor :   Ok
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I can help you in that
User :   i cant go out of my house drive car, my business has gone down
Doctor :   Ok
User :   please help
Doctor :  
Since when are you facing this problem?
User :   5 years
Doctor :   Have you consulted a doctor before?
User :   no i cant even go to hospital due to fear
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i also have high blood preassure
Doctor :   ok
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Are you on any medications for the same?
User :   no
Doctor :   May I know your age, gender, location, height and weight?
User :   age: 30 gender: male location: india height 5'9", weight: 79 kg
Doctor :  
Ok
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What is your waist circumference?

User :   hi
Doctor :   HI
Doctor :  
You can continue with the caht
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What is your waist circumference?
User :   i have not mesured my waist circumference
Doctor :  
Ok
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But atleast your pant size
User :   36
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
That is quite ok
Doctor :   May I know your exact occupation?

User :   last month i have fainted as my heart was pounding fast
Doctor :  
Like type of business you are involved int
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OK
Doctor :  
Such changes do occur due to fear as well
User :   im a mechanical engineer having my own fabrication company
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
thats nice
User :   ie i fabricate metal structures
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How has it been going over the years?
User :   business was good but after this problem i cant go to business.
Doctor :  
Ok
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From past 1 year if I am right
User :   yes
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   but the warst happend on 4th auguest 2009 when i fainted
Doctor :   Ok

User :   from that day i cant leave my home or stay alone
Doctor :  
But still you havent seen a doctor
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Are you afraid to see a doc also?
User :   i very much fear of fainting
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
So you need to take care that it wont repeat
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for that firstly you need to control your blood pressure
User :   ok
Doctor :   get yourself evaluated to know the cause for it
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and take the necessary treatment
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Also regarding fear may I know like what is the cause for your fear?
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Was there any incidence after which such things have started or got worse?
User :   i fear fainting very much or staying alone i dont remember any incident now
Doctor :  
Ok
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How has been your sleep patterns and appetite?
User :   i cant sleep at night if i slept after 2 min i would wake up shocked some time i would stay awake all night, due to fear i eats fast.
Doctor :   ok
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How is your activity level?
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Like do you do any exercise?
User :   no i have not done exercise cause blood preassure is it ok to excersies.
Doctor :   From your symptoms I think of following possibilities, one is anxiety neurosis and one more is Phobia
User :   ok
Doctor :   So firstly I would recommend you to undergo blood pressure test

Doctor :   with a Physician and decide about the course of action needed to control your BP
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Secondly you will need help from a Psychiatrist
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in terms of counselling, psychoanalysis to route out your problem
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and some medications if required
Doctor :   Please do not carry any stigma/fear to see a doctor/psychiatrist
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they are their to help you only
Doctor :   Are you following me?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :   And one more
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thing is that you should start off with an aerobic exercise
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like brisk walking for around 30 minutes atleast
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preferably in the morning
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so that you will feel refreshed
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this will also help in overcoming your sleep problems
User :   thanks doctor, but can i get any online physchiatrist help ?
Doctor :  
We can a fix an appointment for you
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with a psychiatrist in Pune
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it is better if you can meet the psychiatrist personally
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   no thank u very much doctor.
Doctor :  
Please fill the feedback form say done when done.


User :   ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to ur service.
User :   ok
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