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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What is the cause for lower pelvic pain with numbness and tingling of the same side leg?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having some pelvic pain in the lower left side for a couple of weeks. I went to the doctor, and he said everything looked fine. So, I thought maybe it is a muscle strain in the¬†groin area. Today two hours back, I was sitting on the floor for 20 to 30 minutes, and my entire...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to We need to evaluate stroke with such description. This could be an anxiety attack, but ruling out stroke is utmost important. In such a case, I would recommend you to go to a nearby ER and get evaluated clinically. If they find any evidence of stroke, they will...  Read Full »

I am having anxiety symptoms and increased blood pressure after applying Clobetasol ointment. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 31-year-old female with excellent overall health. I was prescribed Clobetasol ointment for dermatitis. Soon after applying it before going to bed, I started feeling dizzy. Later the next day, I started having heart palpitations and increased blood pressure. Overall anxiety sympt...  Read Full »

Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There are two possible causes of your symptoms, the first is the hyperthyroid function, and the second is an anxiety disorder. Hyperthyroidism causes palpitations, heat intolerance, weight loss, diarrhea, and delicate hand tremors. Do you have similar symptoms? Som...  Read Full »

Can I consult an endocrinologist to overcome my anxiety, depression, and obesity?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been struggling with anxiety, depression, and obesity since I was 16. I have had these problems my entire life, but they have gotten significantly worse after having my baby five years ago. After seeing an interview with a woman whose story sounds very similar to mine and heari...  Read Full »

Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. You are currently on anti-anxiety and anti-depressant medications. As far as the endocrine disorder is concerned, hyperthyroidism can be ruled out. However, for that symptoms like diarrhea, palpitations, heat intolerance, etc., have to be ...  Read Full »

I felt excruciatingly sad and depressed for no reason in the middle of sex. What should I do?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been diagnosed with anxiety. I am taking 50 mg of Pexep CR, 60 mg of Beta capsule, and 10 mg of Altonil. And I was taking 2.5 mg of Oleanz before, but now I am tapering it and taking half a tablet every day for less than a month. Last afternoon I was having sex, and in the middle o...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. As mentioned above, you experienced an anxiety attack and must continue your medication. You should take the tablet Clonazepam mouth dissolving 0.5 mg when you have an anxiety attack. It will help you. You should follow the below guideline...  Read Full »

How to know if a person has anxiety disorder?

Query: Hi doctor, What can someone do to be a supportive ally to a friend, family member, or partner who has anxiety? What are the common signs that your loved one might suffer from anxiety? What are the different ways that anxiety can manifest itself? What are the most typical behaviors or symptoms? What...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to To become a supportive ally to a family member or friend partner who has anxiety, one has to accept that they have the illness. Anxiety is a psychiatric illness like any other disease or ailment. It should be clear in mind, and this helps to empathize with the patie...  Read Full »

What are the problems associated with anxiety disorder?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 25-years-old male, and I am overweight. And recently, I have been suffering from chest pain, difficulty in breathing, palpitations, nausea, headaches, and dizziness. I also feel a skipping heartbeat. I am currently taking Metformin, Propranolol, Calcium, Quetiapine, and Sustanon. Wh...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajendran R. Nayar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand you are having chest discomfort, palpitation, breathlessness, dizziness, nausea, and headache. As your symptoms need evaluation, I suggest you get an ECG (electrocardiogram), chest x-ray, echocardiogram of heart, pulmonary function tests,...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for tightness in the head, chest, and abdomen?

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 minutes.  Read Full »

Dr. Nene Devavrat Harihar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 y...  Read Full »

My kid attending offline classes after about one year expects me to stay with her in the school. Please help

Query: Hello doctor,She is a very brilliant kid. She attended her online classes for one year. This year she is supposed to attend her offline school. Her brother is studying in grade 4 in the same school. She is in grade 1. She expects either me to sit with her or she stays calm when she sits with her bro...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for taking help from a psychiatrist. I can understand your situation. She is suffering from separation anxiety. You need to take her to the nearest therapist as she may need sessions. Meanwhile, you can try to follow the below guideline to help her. Initial...  Read Full »

I am always anxious that there are bugs all over my skin. Please help.

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 for a long, then that could be the reason. Ta...  Read Full »

Is it acceptable for a person with an anxiety disorder to 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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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 »

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