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Suggest Treatment For Social Anxiety

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Posted on Tue, 17 Oct 2017
Question: Hi,

I am a 40 yr old male, I have a social anxiety. I'm feel very nervous when speaking in public or speaking to more than couple of people. I also have very hard time making eye contact when speaking.

please advise.
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Answered by Dr. Ashok Kumar (27 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Please provide more details

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for using Healthcaremagic.

I read your query and understand your concerns.

Before I proceed to guide you, I request you to provide following details.
1. How long the problem is there ?
2. How it was started
3. Whether there was any stressor? Details if any
4. Do you have family history of any similar illness or psychiatric illness? Details if any
5. Do you have any other medical illness? Details if any
6. Please describe the other symptoms of current problem if any.
7. What treatment received till date and what was the response?
8. What you do at personal level to manage this anxiety?
9. Do you have any substance of abuse ? Details if any
10. How the anxiety is affecting your professional and social life?

I look forward to receiving above details.
Thanks again.
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Suggest Treatment For Social Anxiety

Brief Answer: Please provide more details Detailed Answer: Hello, Thanks for using Healthcaremagic. I read your query and understand your concerns. Before I proceed to guide you, I request you to provide following details. 1. How long the problem is there ? 2. How it was started 3. Whether there was any stressor? Details if any 4. Do you have family history of any similar illness or psychiatric illness? Details if any 5. Do you have any other medical illness? Details if any 6. Please describe the other symptoms of current problem if any. 7. What treatment received till date and what was the response? 8. What you do at personal level to manage this anxiety? 9. Do you have any substance of abuse ? Details if any 10. How the anxiety is affecting your professional and social life? I look forward to receiving above details. Thanks again.