Anxiety Symptoms

Feeling anxious during a job interview or a problem at work is usual, but if this feeling of anxiety lasts for days or weeks without any apparent cause, it is called anxiety disorder. Anxiety symptoms include nervousness, restlessness, panic attacks, rapid heart rate, profuse sweating, muscle twitching, insomnia, concentration problems, digestive distress, and weakness.

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Is it possible for brain stem tumors to cause trigeminal nerve?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 27 year old female. I am healthy, and my routine blood studies are fine. But recently, I experience cramps in my left hand and occasional numbness in the left side of my face. Also one day, I felt a strong toothache on my right side, so I went to a dentist, who told me there w...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary

Andrologist, General Practitioner, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor, Psychotherapist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concerns. First of all, I would like to assure you that the none of the described symptoms in your post is indicative of brain tumor. It will not be wrong to say that what you are experiencing is a manifestation of benign disorde...  Read Full »

My anxiety symptoms are coming back after stopping Lithium and Zoloft. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I was on Lithium 300 mg thrice a day and 50 mg Zoloft once a day for a year and a half but they were of no help so I stopped taking them. My anxiety symptoms are coming back. I have racing thoughts and panic attacks. I cannot wait for 30 days to see a psychiatrist. Would I be able to ...  Read Full »


Dr. Suresh Kumar G D

Child Health Specialist, Paediatrician, Psychiatrist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I will strongly recommend to consult your psychiatrist at the earliest so that your mental state can be reviewed and started back on appropriate medication. You may know that stopping medication without medical supervision puts you at risk of relapse. Also I note tha...  Read Full »

I Have A Tingling Sensation In My Hands And Feet. Can It Be Due To Anxiety?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 26 year old female. At the beginning of this year, I had a bad cold, and two weeks later, I had a tingling in the wrists, feet, and legs, which the doctor said was reactive arthritis which lasted a few weeks. Then, the first time my left hand felt weak was five months back. It f...  Read Full »


Dr. Devavrat Harihar Nene

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have remitting symptoms, which have not hampered your activities. Also, these symptoms are not objective but, only subjective. This can be related to your stress. Try doing meditation. Do not worry at all. These symptoms will disappear. But, if you get any objectiv...  Read Full »

Why do I overload my brain with so many thoughts?

Query: Hi doctor, I was diagnosed with essential tremors, and I am always distracted. I suffer from tics and obsessive, repetitive movement like blinking, clenching my fist, breathing tics, obsessed with personalities and how consciousness works. I always focused on my bodily sensations, like how my legs f...  Read Full »


Dr. Padmapriya Chandran

Psychiatrist, Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to be thinking excessively. Probably, it is your personality makeup which makes you think so. As long as you do not get distressed, it is alright. But, if you feel that you have to change, try focussing on your career at present. Invest your time in a new hobby....  Read Full »

I have a lot of health issues, but my reports are always normal. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35 year old male. I have been primarily suffering from a headache on the right side of the head above the ears for many years. The headache is almost always there. Even when I wake up at night to go to the toilet, I can feel a slight headache. I do not feel fresh when I wake ...  Read Full »


Dr. Alka

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. As you know, the cause of all your problems is anxiety disorder and depression. Taking allopathic medicines or any medication for this problem for long duration will eventually make you dependent on them, and it would become hard for you to leav...  Read Full »

I had severe palpitations but my ECG and echo are normal. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an episode of severe palpitations early this year, following which I went through ECG, 2D echo, stress test, and troponin. All the tests were normal. I have been experiencing intermittent chest, neck, and back pain since two yrars. The doctor started with Nebicard SM 5 mg, which ...  Read Full »


Dr. Isaac Gana

Cardiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Anxiety is widespread amongst healthy young adults these days. Most often, palpitation is not as a result of a heart problem. I usually advise my patients to engage in exercises like Yoga or deep breathing exercises. Getting adequate...  Read Full »

Is it normal to have anxiety symptoms after a wrong diagnosis of cancer?

Query: Hello doctor,Hope you can help me, please. I am a young breast cancer survivor in my twenties who had cancer a few years ago. I am now cancer free. However more recently than this, a doctor gave me a wrong diagnosis and told me he thought cancer had spread to my brain. It took weeks to get the brain...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your problem. The symptoms you have mentioned suggest anxiety only. When the doctor told you mistakingly that cancer has spread to the brain, that was the trigger for anxiety. Even now when you are clear but the anxiety triggered by that event is res...  Read Full »

I feel as if there are bugs on my skin. What is wrong with me?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been struggling a lot with feeling like there are bugs on my skin. I am constantly paranoid. I can barely function with all of my anxiety. But I have started to realize that I have an issue because my scalp is covered in scars and cuts from scratching. I have been checked for li...  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The bugs like feelings on the skin could be occurring due to severe anxiety or stress. But before that, any dermatological causes should be ruled out. This could be due to some drugs too. If you have been taking alcohol since long, then that could be the reason. Talk...  Read Full »

I have anxiety and panic disorder. Can I drink occasionally?

Query: Hi doctor, I have anxiety and panic disorder for the past five years, for which I was taking antidepressants. I have stopped taking antidepressants for more than eight months as I started feeling well. I drink alcohol occasionally. Is there any chance of anxiety disorder relapsing? Can I drink occas...  Read Full »


Dr. Ramchandra Lamba

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychologist Counsellor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is good that you do not have any symptoms even after stopping the medicines eight months back. There is always a chance that panic disorder and anxiety relapse. So you have to be careful and watchful that if any previous symptoms reappear or any new symptoms arise, ...  Read Full »

Can stress cause tightness in the chest?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had sensations of tightening in my head, face, chest, and abdomen on and off several times a day. I had them last week and it lasted a couple of days and went away for a week until now. Today, I have them more. It is like a light contraction feeling that lasts for a few minu...  Read Full »


Dr. Devavrat Harihar Nene

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A tightening sensation requires a little more description. It is difficult to comment upon without more information. Are you going through any stress? There cannot be a single neurological cause for your symptoms. Most likely it is benign. So do not worry.  But, if yo...  Read Full »

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