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Somatoform Pain Disorder

Somatoform pain disorder is a type of mental disorder where one suffers extreme pain and distress with absolutely no underlying reason. The distress may be attributed to neurologic symptoms, stomach complaints, or pain over some body parts. Though it is fact that the affected individual is not faking the symptoms, no diagnostic tests will turn positive for them which adds to the affected one's stress and misery.

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Does a feeling of having something in brain and abdomen need medicine?

Query: Hello doctor, My problem is having a feeling all the time that there is something in my right side of the brain and in the abdomen. I also take medicines for the past two years but the problem did not go away. At present, I am taking Clonil 25 and ND Amisulpride. I also have taken Lamotrigine, Fluvo...  Read Full »

Dr. Anil Kumar Kumawat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As you have described, no doubt your problem is psychiatric and family history related to psychiatric illness are also there. So, there is a possibility of that. Your mind is continuously sending a message to your body that you have a problem in the brain or in the a...  Read Full »

Please give your opinion on my breathing issues.

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from breathing issues for about two months. At that time, I was coming off Duloxetine HCl. I was also having weird headaches, but that has subsided. I have been to several doctors and had blood work, oxygen level test and pulmonary test. Everything came back norma...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to We are here to help you. I have some questions that you need to answer. Since how long are you feeling breathing difficulty?Does your problem aggravate on waking or it comes any time, even at rest? Do you feel that you need to take deep breaths? How is your sleep? Ever d...  Read Full »

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