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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi Dr.XXX
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how are yu
User :   actually from last few days i m suffering from a problem
User :   i m good
User :   andyou
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   me fine
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   i have done some research on internet and found that it is depression
User :   actually all these things started from march
Doctor :   ok
User :   i was suffering from throat infection
User :   so i took althrocin
Doctor :   ok
User :   but when it did not work i went to the medical store and he gave me ercyin 250
Doctor :   ok
User :   after taking this medicine i had alcohal on the same night
Doctor :   ok
User :   and got rashes on the body on next morning
Doctor :   ok
User :   so i went to ENT specialist
Doctor :   ok
User :   he gave me some medicines for throat and allegra180 for the allergy
User :   but after taking the medicines prescribed for the throat the allergy got increased
Doctor :   fine
User :   so agin i rushed to the hospital on the same evening and they gave me some injections
Doctor :   ok
User :   then every thing was fine
User :   but after one week on 27th march
Doctor :   ok
User :   i completed my shift ane was leaving for home suddenly i started feeling dizzy and there was a sensation happening in the whole body
User :   same thing has happened over a period of 5-10 min for atleast 2hrs
User :   even my heartbeats was also got increased
Doctor :   ok

User :   i was very scared of that
User :   and then problem other problem started i was getting fever again and again
User :   this has happened for a week
Doctor :   ok
User :   i started feeling light headed, like having no tension in my hands or legs, feeling of getting collapse
User :   but i am doing yoga regularly
User :   and from this week itself i m feeling helpless no feelings nothing and thinking of commiting sucside
User :   and when it happens it is very difficult to stop that feeling
User :   i never ever had any problem in my life

User :   i have been a sports person throughout so far
Doctor :   ok
User :   my age is 24
User :   what can i do
Doctor :   i will help u in this
Doctor :   can i ask few Q
User :   ok please
User :   ye splease

Doctor :   first not to worry about your condition
User :   ok
Doctor :   did yu do any tests or investigations
Doctor :   do yu feel stressed or tensed
User :   i went for the blood test
User :   every thing was normal
User :   my hemoglobin is 14.5
User :   there was increased RCB count
Doctor :   ok
User :   sorry RBC
User :   urine and sugar was also normal

Doctor :   increased RBC count is not a problem
User :   ok
Doctor :   was urine and sugar test was normal;
User :   but i did not discuss my depression with any one
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes it was normal
User :   except with few of my friends
Doctor :   not to label it as depression
Doctor :   until its diagnosed by a doctor
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
User :   actually some personal problem was there and also my health condition made me like this
Doctor :   sorry to ask
User :   yes
Doctor :   may i know the personal problem
Doctor :   so i will be in a better position to guide you
User :   yes actually me younger brother he is just 18 years old also got depression
User :   so i was little bit tensed about that
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   not to worry
User :   and then my healt has become worse
Doctor :   he will get soon better
User :   i thought that may some tumor or other thing is there
Doctor :   all this happend after taking the erycin
User :   because of the repeated dizzness
User :   but when i searched on the internet i came to know about the problem
Doctor :   and consuming alcohol
User :   yes his treatment is going on so he better then before
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes i am thinking the same thing
User :   i understand all the things
Doctor :   let me ask few Q
User :   but when i start getting the feelings of commiting sucide or other things
User :   it is uncontrollable
User :   yes please
Doctor :   please not to take those decison
Doctor :   be patient
Doctor :   i will help u to over come this problem
User :   ok

User :   yes i know
User :   and i even i don't want that too
Doctor :   is your mood always loaw
Doctor :   low
User :   no it depends when i am alone only that time
Doctor :   are yu enjoying your work
Doctor :   wat are your habits
User :   when ever i m in the office i use to enjoy make fun
Doctor :   ok
User :   but not able to concentrate
Doctor :   thats good
Doctor :   ok
User :   daily use to get up around 7:00 clock
User :   then some yoga, then office
User :   and in the evening going back to home and watching tv
Doctor :   are yu not able to experience pleasure in activities that formerly were enjoyed.
User :   some times skip my breakfast
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes
User :   i feel that no there are no feelings inside me
Doctor :   do yu feel helplessness
User :   yes sometime
Doctor :   do yu feel hopelessness
Doctor :   and self hatred
User :   yes when getting feeling of sucide
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes
Doctor :   its only at that time right
Doctor :   not every time
User :   no
Doctor :   poor concentration or memory
User :   when i am alone and not busy in some work
Doctor :   in social activites
User :   not memory but yes concentration
Doctor :   ok
User :   while talking to someone i think what i m saying
User :   not getting the proper words
Doctor :   has your sexual drive reduced
Doctor :   ok
User :   not able to pronounce them properly
User :   i m single
User :   and still vergin
Doctor :   even if you are single
Doctor :   but sexual drive
User :   are u talking about masterbation
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   and other sexual thoughts
User :   then i stopped doing that
User :   but i don't think so that it is reduced
Doctor :   ok. how is your sleep
Doctor :   thats good
User :   its good
User :   diet is also good
Doctor :   yes its not bad
User :   but reduced wait by 5kgs
User :   in one month
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how is your appetite
Doctor :   sleep is disturbed or not
User :   yes sleep gets disturbed
User :   but not regularly
Doctor :   do yu feel more tired or fatigue
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do yu have any digestive problems
User :   like last night i was sleeping and suddenly i got up and got thought of sucide
User :   from last one month yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   some gastric problem is there
Doctor :   do feel tired or fatigue
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes in the evening i feel very much tired
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   let me explain yu
User :   while going back to home
User :   ok
Doctor :   as per your symptoms
Doctor :   some of them point or go towards minor depression
Doctor :   and other symptoms
Doctor :   are totally against it
User :   ok
User :   so what is it
User :   and how to get rid out of this
Doctor :   one is regarding your health disease
Doctor :   because ot 2 problems
User :   ok
Doctor :   because of the tablets and alcohol
User :   ok
Doctor :   interaction btw them
Doctor :   other is due to your bothers problem
Doctor :   because ot this
User :   yes
Doctor :   yu are more stressed and tensed
Doctor :   and yu are not able to handle the situation
User :   may be
Doctor :   yu feel yu want to escape from the problem
User :   yes
User :   and i am also working for that
Doctor :   so u will get a permanent solution
User :   ok
Doctor :   thats good to hear
User :   but how
Doctor :   i will give few medical tips to over come it
User :   ok
Doctor :   yu need to stop or quit alcohol
User :   ok
Doctor :   not even occasionally
User :   forever or for sometime
Doctor :   that can worsen the conditions
User :   ok
Doctor :   for ever
User :   ok
Doctor :   atleast for some yrs
User :   ok
Doctor :   regarding the gastric problem
User :   ok
Doctor :   do yu have acidity
User :   no
Doctor :   wat is the gastric problem u have
User :   just some gas and due to that some pain in the chest
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   these are gas pains
User :   but once i go to toilet every thing is ok
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   not to have more spicy foods
Doctor :   oily foods
User :   yes but when it started i was scared that now what has happened
User :   ok
Doctor :   and cabonated drinks
User :   that i do not take
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   take plenty of water
User :   ok
Doctor :   fruits or there juices
Doctor :   green leafy veg
User :   that taking regularly
Doctor :   carrot, beet root, cucumber
User :   ok
Doctor :   pumpkin
User :   ok
Doctor :   these keep your body fresh
User :   ok
User :   i read some where about bananas
Doctor :   choose to spend time with family and friends
User :   so i m taking it regularly
Doctor :   yu can even dine out
User :   yes family is not here so with friends i use to
Doctor :   yes its good to take banana
User :   ok
Doctor :   yes yu need to go
User :   but how much of banana is ok
Doctor :   may be in the form of refreshment
User :   ok
Doctor :   plan for a trip
User :   actually i m taking two three times in a day
User :   ok
Doctor :   go to natural places or water
Doctor :   places
User :   ok
Doctor :   yu need to be mentally strong
User :   yes
Doctor :   yu need to take care of your brother also
Doctor :   not to think on the situation which is already happened
User :   i m previously iuse to think that i m very strong mently and nothing could happen to me
User :   can tackle any situation
User :   yes
Doctor :   yes u need to do that
Doctor :   and yu can do it
User :   yes i will
Doctor :   continue to do yoga
User :   ok
Doctor :   and other exercises
User :   ok
Doctor :   mainly aeroboc exercises
User :   ok
Doctor :   like brisk walk, jogging, swimming
User :   ok
Doctor :   during these exercises there is relejase of harmone like substance from the body
User :   ok
Doctor :   called Endorphins
User :   yes i read that
Doctor :   which will elevate your mood
User :   yes
User :   so how long will it take to get recover
Doctor :   yes after all this
Doctor :   the main part is yu need a counselling
User :   ok
Doctor :   by a psychiatrist
User :   ok
Doctor :   it will help u a lot
User :   ok
Doctor :   really it will help u a lot
Doctor :   if yu practice all this
User :   ok i will consult some good psychiatrist
Doctor :   yu will get well soon i another 20 - 30 days
User :   do you know any one good in pune
User :   ok
Doctor :   is there any thing else i can help u with
Doctor :   sorry i am limited to banglore only
User :   no thanks
User :   and any medicines
Doctor :   please fill the feed back form
Doctor :   are you on any medications
User :   yes i did
User :   no nothing
Doctor :   thanks
User :   you are welcome
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   take TAB. COBADEX FORTE
Doctor :   once daily for i month
Doctor :   in the nite after food
User :   ok it is for
User :   is it antidepressent
Doctor :   it a multivitamin with a mood enhancer
User :   ok
Doctor :   antidepressants cant be prescibed on net or
Doctor :   cant be purchased in a pharmacy
User :   ok
Doctor :   its better to avoid as it has its own side effects
Doctor :   ok
User :   i will also consult some doc
Doctor :   good
User :   ok thanks for the great help
Doctor :   yo can do that
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   take care bye
User :   yup thanks bye
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