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Anxiety, schizophrenia, bipolar mania - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   im not feeling enthusiastic about anything these days.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when are you feeling this way?
User :   i cant read books because when i try to read i get headache
User :   the last few days
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are you feeling drowsy or lethargic?
User :   sometimes
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   18
User :   female
User :   student
User :   Maldives
User :   single
User :   4 ft 11 inches
User :   57 kg
Doctor :   Ok
User :   yes
Doctor :   Are you having any anxiety, loss of appetite or loss of weight?
User :   annxiety
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are you appearing for any competitive exams?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   are you there?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   are you taking any protein supplements ?
User :   i dont know about that
User :   but im on medication
Doctor :   avoid taking too much of coffee or tea
User :   the name of the med is aripiprazole
Doctor :   since when ur taking this tablet
User :   now its been 3 months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ru finding any relief with this medicine
Doctor :   any improvement in ur condition
User :   yes
User :   actually this medicine is not for depression
Doctor :   ok
User :   im a patient of schizophrenia
Doctor :   yes
User :   but this med is helping me for my illness
Doctor :   ok
User :   so hallucinations are less now
Doctor :   ok
User :   ?
User :   are you there?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   so what would u like to know about now
Doctor :   aripiprazole
User :   what can i do to make myself feel better?
Doctor :   along with medicine
Doctor :   u may need couselling
Doctor :   be positive
User :   why do you thinkl counseling is needed?
Doctor :   medicine along with counselling will help u overcome ur problem
User :   why do you ythink aripiprazole is given??
Doctor :   it is given in schizophrenia and bipolar mania
Doctor :   are you there
User :   do u think im mad?
Doctor :   this is medicine is used in these conditions
Doctor :   in schizophrenia and bipolar mania
User :   you didnt answer my question
Doctor :   to make diagnosis i need to clinically examine you
Doctor :   history alone or medicine will not help arrive at diagnosis
Doctor :   it needs to clinically confirmed
User :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   no
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