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Anxiety is accompanied by fear, increased heart rate, sweating, and heavy breathing. It is normal to feel anxious once in a while. But, when the feeling of worry does not go away and gets worse with time, it requires to be treated.

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Can I surpass the recommended time for the second dose of COVID vaccine?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a phobia of needles and I am not vaccinated against COVID-19. I am considering getting vaccinated but I would like to first consult for resources to help me cope with this process and make it less anxiety-inducing for me.I was also unsure if I need to have my second vaccine within t...  Read Full »

Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your concern in detail and I will surely help you out. I can understand your phobia and it can lead to severe anxiety. The best way to tackle it is to take anti-anxiety drugs like the tablet Nexito plus (Clonazepam and Escitalopram) one hour prior to in...  Read Full »

I am going through the emotional struggles of loneliness and extreme shyness around women. Please advise on overcoming this challenge.

Query: Hello doctor, I am pursuing a postgraduate degree at an institute and have been married for seven years. Unfortunately, I am living apart from my wife and children. Due to specific issues, I started my PG course a decade later than my peers. While I can finally pursue it, separation from my kids has...  Read Full »

Dr. Awadhesh P. Singh Solanki

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq family, Thank you for reaching out and sharing your concerns about female phobia and anxiety. I understand that you have already tried various medications, and I would like to offer some suggestions to help you address these challenges: It would be beneficial to underg...  Read Full »

What is the treatment followed for social phobia?

Query: Hi doctor, I have social phobia. I have this problem from my childhood. Till now, I have not visited any doctor. I am explaining my common issues. Please go through it and please suggest me. I dislike being introduced to other people. I find hard to go outside. I cannot be confident in front of othe...  Read Full »

Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through your problem, and I can understand your concern. You have social phobia and anxiety disorder. You need to consult a psychiatrist soon as depression and avoidant personality disorder are difficult to differentiate from a social anxiety disorder. In so...  Read Full »

I have wet dreams and am addicted to masturbation. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,My age is 22 years now and it started about six years ago. Since then I am having wet dreams and also became an addict to masturbation. Excessive loss of sperm throughout this whole process left me with an affected and poor health, weak bones and joints, and weak nerves as well. My body...  Read Full »

Dr. Aditya Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Wet dreams and masturbation both are a normal phenomenon. They do not cause any weakness or sexual dysfunction contrary to popular belief. Actually, it is the associated guilt and anxiety due to social myths that cause problems instead. There is no fixed store of spe...  Read Full »

What are the signs of depression and anxiety in teenagers?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18, and I desperately need help, which is why I am here. I do not even know if anyone will understand my pain or if it is important to anyone else. I want to live, but I feel trapped. I hate my life and myself. It all started when I learned about love. Now, all I crave is to love...  Read Full »

Dr. Aneel Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. I can empathize with your current mental state, which appears to be severe depression, given your loss of interest in activities and feelings of hopelessness. It is crucial to recognize that life offers no second chances, with the first...  Read Full »

I am a 19-year-old girl diagnosed with severe ADHD. I am also having depression, anxiety, and fear of going to doctors. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am struggling to find myself. I have no hobbies. I do not find enjoyment in most things. I do not hate everything, but I am extremely neutral, melancholic even. I enjoy hanging out with my boyfriend and my cats, but feel stuck because it is only him and me. I have no other friends in ...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Thank you for stopping by at I am here to provide expert opinions on your medical issues. The symptoms you have mentioned are of depressive disorder with generalized anxiety. Feeling low and lonely, lack of motivation, and severe devastating social anxiety, all these are depre...  Read Full »

My heart rate rapidly increases after ejaculation. Why so?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 17-year-old male facing a problem related to ejaculation after masturbation. My heart rate becomes fast and I always feel anxious. It all started when I started taking sinus medication pills. Also, after ejaculation, I have a tingling sensation in my reproductive organs for about...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query. It seems like you are experiencing a post-ejaculation response that includes increased heart rate, anxiety, and tingling sensations. This could be due to a combination of factors, and the Telfast (antihistamine) sinus medication might have...  Read Full »

I have had a minor heart pain. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 17 years old and I am having a minor pain in my heart. I also have heart palpitations regularly. I exercise regularly and eat healthy. I do not know if something is wrong with me.  Read Full »

Dr. Archana. G.

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern and will try to help you sort out your problems. What does heart pain mean? Where is it present? Usually, heart pain does not come where the heart is located. Heart pain causes pain in the inner border of the arm and also radiating to sh...  Read Full »

How to deal with separation?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 41 years old. I am dealing with separation. My husband is possibly a sociopath. He left the city two years ago and wants a divorce now. I am unable to go ahead with it. I need some help for my anxiety and the illusion he created years ago. Also, I was on Daxid 100 mg and stopped now.  Read Full »

Dr. Shivanand. B. Hiremath

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand what you are going through. I would like to know some more details about the problems you are experiencing. Do you have a social support at present from some close family members or children or parents? Are you financially independent? Please give more d...  Read Full »

I am feeling weak and low in energy. Please help.

Query: Hello, I am a 34-year-old female. I have been feeling terrible lately, and I am really scared. I am feeling weak and with low energy. I am worried it might be something serious, like a virus or even influenza. I cannot afford to be sick right now, and I do not know what to do. Is there any medicine ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Andrews

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I am sorry to hear that you are feeling unwell. Here is some information that may help: 1) Viruses and influenza: viruses and influenza are common causes of weakness and fatigue, especially during the winter months. Symptoms of viruses and influenza may include feve...  Read Full »

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