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Panic attack, anxiety, kidney infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   i was in the hospital on saturday with flu symptims and I ended up with a kidney infectiona nd tehy said I have anxiety because I was scared I was having a reaction to my depo cuz I had withdrawl vbefore with the same symptoms
User :   they prescribed me lorazepam 1 mg every 8 hrs or as needed
Doctor :  
User :   I have taken it once a day since and now I am cold shaking, nervous my heart is racing, I am panicky
User :   my breathing is wierd and I am depressed and on edge
Doctor :  
User :   should I go to the emergency room
Doctor :  
please rsh to an ER, get an examination done
User :   I thought so but wanted to double check thank you
Doctor :  
and repeat investigations
User :   what does that mean
User :   reapeat investigations my potassium was low could that be part of it?
Doctor :  
reapeat investigations for anxiety, and kidney infection
Doctor :  
yes electrolytes also
User :   I was throwing up so much I broke blood vessels in my face
User :   i have eaten for the past few days tho
Doctor :   ok
User :   but been really tired
Doctor :  
you need to go to ER as soon as possible to control your symptoms and get treatment
Doctor :  
is there anything else i can help you with?

Doctor :  

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