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Measures to deal with panic attacks while travelling - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hello?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   I'm traveling to Europe next tuesday...
User :   I have had panic attacks in the past, but I have never taken medication for them...
Doctor :   please proceed
Doctor :   ok
User :   but when I travel I usually have panic attacks especially on car rides
Doctor :   ok
User :   I can usually control them because I am driving and I can get out and relax...
Doctor :ok
User :   I am worried that I will have one on the plane...almost so bad that I don't want to go
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will help u in this
User :I leave for the trip Thursday....but on Wednesday I am seeing a GI doctor that I have seen several times for a follow up exam for an anal fissure.
User :   I am wondering if this GI doctor would possibly prescribe me some anti anxiety medications
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   can i ask yu few Q
User :   or if they would even be allow to

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