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Dull headache, forgetfulness, fatigue, runny nose, metallic taste in mouth, erectile dysfunction, occasional blackout, sensitivity to smell. Reason?

I am a 28 years old male. I have been having the following symptoms for around 4 years and things are getting worse lately. I am not sure which doctor I have to see for them. Below are the symptoms: - Headache: dull headache.. it is more like pressure in the head, the sides, center of face, the back of head. - Fuzzy head feeling & light headedness: sometimes it feels like my head is empty, weird feeling inside head. - Forgetfulness: forgetting where I put stuff, what I just did, what has just been said.. - Fatigued: even after getting rest but feel more tired than normal. - Lack of Concentration & short attention span: Hard to keep focused on job at hand , when reading, when something is being explained. - General feeling of weakness and laziness - Runny nose especially when eating, sneezing , congestion, pressure behind eyes, sometimes congestion in ears, sometimes buzz in ears - Metallic taste when eating some things - Stress and urgency to do things even without deadlines and even that they lack importance. - Hard to find the right words sometimes - Erectile dysfunction - Unexplained heat and cold rushes: body sometimes heats up and sometimes I feel a cold chill. - Uncontrolled staring - Sensitivity of eyes to light - Insomnia some nights. - Neck tense and tight, also trap muscle tight sometimes. Cramps when yawming. - Balance loss sometimes when walking - Blackout sometimes when standing up - Cold hands and feet even in heat. - Sweating hands, feet, armpits - Having headaches when smelling strong odor
Asked On : Thu, 13 Dec 2012
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Thanks for using healthcare magic.

I have gone through your history.

Your symptoms are suggestive that you are suffering from psychiatric illness possibly depression.

You should consult psychiatrist for detailed evaluation and management.
Doctor may advise you to rule out physical causes like thyroid dysfunction or Vitamin B 12 deficiency etc.

Doctor may advise you to take anti depressant agents like escitalopram or sertraline or amitryptilline.

You may go for psychotherapy also.

Meanwhile You may do stress management and relaxation exercise like yoga, meditation etc.

I hope It will help you.

Answered: Thu, 15 Aug 2013
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