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Seriously a seizure? I dont want to tell my psychiatrist i

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Seriously a seizure? I dont want to tell my psychiatrist i abused the ativan
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8/16/2013
Dr. Chip
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Seizures are a definite possibility if you stop cold turkey. So how much of it do you have left?
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Less than 30
when are you supposed to see her again?
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Sept 5
Well, so long as you take only one a day that'll last you until you see her so no real problem here. But at least we got you to admit you abuse drugs
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Real proud moment for me to admit i abuse drug. Does that make you happy
No, not happy but at least you see what I was getting at. And if you can abuse drugs, you can abuse alcohol too
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Im kinda pissy now. You didnt have to point out that i admitted i had a drug party
I did, and really you were the first on this page to use the word abuse
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Whatever
Whatever back at you
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Its bullshit. I dont have a legit abuse problem
What exactly is a legit abuse problem? And what's your definition of abuse?
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Abuse something everyday. Anuse to me means you crave something and you take more than you should everyday
Not so
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Whatever. Im wrong your right. You want a gold star or somethibg for being right
No thanks. I can't help it if you don't like the term. But if you're mad at me it must be because you think I'm right. Otherwise there'd be no need to be mad
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Im mad at you because i think it makes you happyto tell me im an Abuser. And like some how that makes you better than me
That's your problem with the self esteem issue. I've had to tell a lot of people they were either abusers or addicts but it never gives me an ounce of pleasure to do so
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
I dont believe you
Fine--believe whatever you'd like then
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Do you think one ativan a day is going to help my anxiety? I shiuldntve been on it this long
It should help but you really can't afford more than one a day since you'd run out before you see your psychiatrist again.
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Then how about i just stop them? I dont think they help anyways. Have you noticed any decrease in my anxiety since i started it. How about i take it everyother day? I def. need to take it on the 28th
You run a real risk of a seizure if you stop cold turkey. One every other day at least would prevent that from happening. No, I haven't noticed any decrease in your anxiety but again I don't consider your anxiety treatable with medication
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Is your dr friend going to agree with you on this? Its only 1mg a day unless i drink then its like 4 mg. she shoulda never put me on this med
anyone would agree that there's a risk of a seizure. You can always take the risk and see what happens, but I wouldn't advise it.
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Is it a big
Risk?
Doesn't matter when it comes to a seizure--you might have it while you're driving or be in some situation where you could get seriously injured when it happened
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
I dont care if i get injured
What about someone else if you have a car wreck then?
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
I wont risk hurting someone elae
I don't understand. You could have a seizure out of the blue without any warning and if you were driving you could very well hurt someone else
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Then i wont risk not taking it
Good. One a day or if you have to one every other day won't be a risk
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
1/2 tab BID
That's fine
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
What do i tell her if shecwants me to continue it? Idont think i should be on it any longer than i have been.
Tell her it isn't helping and that you think you have the kind of anxiety that needs therapy to treat instead of medication
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
The first time i met her i told her medications didnt work because im not chemically screw up. And she said she didnt agree. And when i saw her last time she told me if i was taking the ativan how i was suppose to there is no way my anxiety would be that vad
I guess she's just one psychiatrist that thinks there's a medication for everything.
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
I dont like being on a med
That i cant just stop
wean off and stop it
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
She wants me in it. She said if i ever want to get better i need to take it
You need a different psychiatrist then
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
I know. I told her the first day i met her that i dont want to be on meds. I told her the zoloft doesnt work and i wanted to stop it she ibstead decides to increase it
go with the Mayo psychiatrist
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
I cant go
To mayo once a month to see the psychiatrist
Any other psychiatrists nearby?
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
We have another one at my clinic but he doesnt deal with eating disorders so he wont see me. Woodland centers has a couple but its a many month wait to get in.
No suggestions then except to confront your psychiatrist with the fact that the meds don't work
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
If i lie on the GAD-7 then she might notthink i need the meds
Perhaps
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
But i dont lie
I didn't think that's what you were referring to but I have a problem with a psychiatrist that only takes testing like that to make a diagnosis and to quantify that diagnosis
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
She said it makes it look like shes not doing her job when my scores are high
Her job is to give you therapy not to artificially alter the numbers with meds
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Whens my head going to be done being sore? I called my gi drs nurse and waiting for a call back. I am so nervous for my appt with urology
No more on the urology thing. A bump on the head may be sore for a few days
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Youre not going to let me discuss something tgat is worrying me significantly
No--we've talked about the reason for going and gone over the procedure and the sedation--there's nothing more to say about it and discussing it isn't going to help your anxiety one bit
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
they will sedate me if i ask them
now let it go
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
I really want to have a drink
I knew that a long time ago
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Howd u know that? I just talked to my gu dr. He wanta me on cipro and flagyl for a couple weeks. Ad he wants me to go to urgent care today and get checked out
Why the get checked out part. And, remember, you're talking to a recovering alcoholic and I have a sixth sense about when people are wanting a drink. The key was when out of nowhere you mentioned that you slept better when you drank
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
I hes mad the er didnt last night. He said if they would have done their job thered be no meed for me to go to urgent care. And fyi i have a drink opened
The GU doc? And why the Cipro and Flagyl?
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
The gi dr. Because he thinks i could have an infection even though everything was normal yesterday
As in C diff? And what exactly does he think urgent care can do?
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
He just wants me to get checked out. He already called them and told them labs he wants ordered
Well then I guess you should go instead of having that drink
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Ill go in a little bitt
Hope so
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
In on my way now. And fyi i had 1/2 a drink
Well, half a drink would never be worth my while
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
If i didnt have to drive an hour one way to get seen i woulda had more
I'm sure you would have
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
I think its so stupid to get checked out esp since i saw the NP and ER yesterday. And i hate taking flagyl
We're starting to chat again
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Just tell me there is no logical reason for me to get checked out again
Since you don't know why your GI wanted it I can't guess but ask him when you get the chance
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
I feel like im going to faint.
You're driving?
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
I see little white spots
Then pull over and for Christ sake stop texting me
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Im scared ans dont feel well
Stop talking to me and call 911
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Im not calling 911. Itll pass
OK--just be sure it does before you continue to drive
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Im at urgent care. Fyi. I hate the dr thats working
Let me know how it goes
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
They are doing a cbc and a comprehensive panel before seeing me
Just hold off until it's all done with
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Im sick of being sick
I know
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Why cant you make me unsick
Wish I had that kind of magic wand
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
I wish you did too
Abracadabra--presto
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Not funny
I doubt you find much of anything funny right now
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Bp is 94/67.
Not necessarily bad
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Its lower than it has been
Could be dehydration
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
The dr said mt labs are fine and that i
Good to go
Did he know why you were told to go there?
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
To check my hgb
Any comment on the blood pressure?
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Nope. I shouldnt be dehydrated cuz i drank gatorade today
Well-get back to me when you get back home
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
What do you think of my bp
Not sure but evidently not too low if the doctor thought you were fine. I have to be out for two hours so get back to me then
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Im really lightheaded
When I say two hours, please respect that--give me another hour. When you post and I don't reply it locks my computer
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Its been an hour. Im veri dribk so headubf ti bed talj ti you kater
Come back here in the late afternoon--I have to be off until then
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Idk what time latevafternoon ud
I'm here now
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Im having a lot of lower abdominal cramping
Let's not discuss your abdominal pain, not because I don't want to help, but because there simply isn't anything more I can tell you about that
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Its fine that you dont wantvto help me esp since you fiund out i have a drinking issue
Come on--I didn't say that but there just isn't more I can say about the abdominal pain. And I would be the last person not to try to help anyone with a drinking issue--it's part of what keeps me sober. Of course, part of the pain now could well be from your drinking last night
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
U cant blame everything on my drinking
I didn't if you mean the abdominal pain. It's just that with your GI problems any alcohol could cause more pain
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Ic.
http://s1280.photobucket.com/user/Kate_Miller2007/media/image_zps432529b8.jpg.html
OK--you're still bleeding but what do you want me to say about that?
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Tell me what to do. And btw you dont have to be anass
I'm not an ass--I really would like you to tell me exactly how I was an ass in your eyes just now. I just don't have anything to say about the bleeding except lay off the alcohol and see how it goes--you've been checked out so you aren't losing that much blood.
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Did i say i was bleeding to death? No i didnt. From now on i dont care how much blood i lose im just not going to care. I could be leaking out blood but i
Most certainly wont tell you. Because you simply dont f**ken care
Take a deep breath and cool off because I've given you no real reason to go ballistic like that. Come back if you'd like when you've cooled off
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Im surprised your not threatwning to opt out since your so good at that. Oh if you dint do this im going to opt out
Customer reply replied 4 years ago
Your just likw my dad qnd brother. Just like you they say is you dont do
This than this will
Happen. Screw
All you guys
Well, let me give you the choice here--would you prefer me to opt out?
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago
It doesnt matter what i say
Well, since you started another page, let's close this one with a rating and then I'll pick up there. It's not that I don't want to help you but when you say things like what you just did I figure you don't really want to hear anything more I might have to say
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