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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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Please help me manage my symptoms of anxiety.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been experiencing a range of concerning symptoms recently. I frequently feel cold, and my chest often feels tight. I have been experiencing sudden bouts of crying, and my hands shake frequently. I feel a sense of emptiness, as if there is no solution to the problems I am facing. I ...  Read Full »

Dr. Vishal Anilkumar Gandhi

Answer: Hello. Welcome to I appreciate your willingness to seek help for your anxiety. Based on the symptoms you have described, I would like to offer some guidelines that may be helpful for you. Firstly, regular exercise is an effective way to reduce anxiety. I would recommend engaging i...  Read Full »

I had no symptoms except goosebumps in my arm. Is it a seizure?

Query: Hello doctor, I experienced goosebumps in one arm yesterday. I am scared that it was some kind of seizure. However, I did not experience any other symptoms after that. Please help me find out what may be the issue.  Read Full »

Dr. J. Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your query and understand your concern. You had just one goosebumps episode without any symptoms, such as confusion after that. This does not indicate a major issue. I suggest you not worry about it unnecessarily and be careful if you have similar experiences....  Read Full »

I am having anxiety and high BP post Clobetasol. Need 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 »

My kid expects me to stay with her at school. What to do?

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 worried and feel like I have serious diseases. Please help me.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a boy. For the last few months, I have felt like I have had a serious disease. Sometimes I thought it was a brain tumor, sometimes stomach cancer, and sometimes other diseases. Physically I feel a tight band around my head, dry mouth, neck strain, tight muscles, weakness, sweating, a...  Read Full »

Dr. Vandana Patidar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You are suffering from a health anxiety disorder. In this problem, the patient becomes excessively anxious about his health. And the fear that he might have some serious physical illness based on some symptoms experienced. You have some physical symptoms of anxiety due ...  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 few guidelines to dea...  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 brai...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your problem. The symptoms you have mentioned suggest anxiety only. When the doctor told you mistakenly 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 result...  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, blood tests to ev...  Read Full »

How to get rid of anxiety, anticipation, and negative thoughts and improve focus?

Query: Hello doctor, My thoughts are always racing, and I cannot focus. I am always worried, and I think for the worse. I get emotional over things which happened in the past, every day. I have gained 20 lbs over the past year. I stress about going for trips or gatherings in advance, but in the end, I alwa...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. You have a problem with racing thoughts and always think worse. If these thoughts are unwanted, dominating, and are resulting in distress, then that could be due to anxiety or possibly these could be obsessive thoughts. These thoughts a...  Read Full »

I am suffering from severe anxiety about social engagement. I cannot speak publicly and become over-conscious. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am currently experiencing extreme anxiety about social engagement. I used to have a little social anxiety earlier, but it has never been this bad. It has affected my family engagements, talking to my father or mother. I am extremely conscious about what I have to say and how to respon...  Read Full »

Dr. Seikhoo Bishnui

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your query, and I can understand your concern. The symptoms you are having are occurring due to anxiety. You have social anxiety, and due to this, you are having problems in social engagements, even while talking to your family members or pare...  Read Full »

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