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Dr. Chandra Shekar M

MBBS, DNB, Diploma in Psychological Medicine

Psychiatrist, Bangalore

23 Years Experience  ·  300 - 500 at clinic
Dr. Chandra Shekar M MBBS, DNB, Diploma in Psychological Medicine Psychiatrist, Bangalore
23 Years Experience  ·  300 - 500 at clinic
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Dr. Chandra Shekar M is a popular Psychiatrist in Kadugondanahalli, Bangalore. He has over 23 years of experience as a Psychiatrist. He is a qualified MBBS, DNB, Diploma in Psychological Medicine . You can visit him at Mediscope Hospital Pvt Ltd in Kadugondanahalli, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Chandra Shekar M and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MBBS - Karnataka University, India - 1994
DNB - National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) - 1994
Diploma in Psychological Medicine - NIMHANS bangalore - 1994
Professional Memberships
Indian Psychiatric Society
Karnataka Psychiatric Society

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#11, 3rd Stage,Pillanna Garden Bilal Masid Road,Bilal Nagar. Landmark: Near-Hussian And CoBangalore Get Directions
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Bangalore Diabetes Centre

No.426, 4th Cross, 2nd Block, Kalyan NagarBangalore Get Directions
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Padmashree Diagnostic

#97, 17th Cross, MC Layout, Vijaynagar. Landmark: Near Telephone ExchangeBangalore Get Directions
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#877, 2nd Stage Extension, Dr. Modi Hospital Road, West Of Chord Road, Rajaji Nagar. Landmark: Near Shankar Mutt Bus stopBangalore Get Directions
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R K Hospital

#31, Kammanahalli Main Road, St.Thomas Town Post, Kammanahalli. Landmark: Next Opp. Lane to Hotel Sagar VegBangalore Get Directions
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Meridian Medical Centre

#14, Standage Road, Frazer Town. Landmark: Opp. Shavari or Empire HotelBangalore Get Directions
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Spandana Health Care

#236/2, 29th Main,5th Block Nandini Layout, Coconut Garden, Landmark: Near Laggere Ring Road BridgeBangalore Get Directions
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Anugraha Nursing Home

#2, Vinayaka Circle, Palace Guttahalli Main Road, Sampangiramnagar. Landmark : Near Vinayaka CircleBangalore Get Directions
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Padmashree Diagnostic

#97, 17th Cross, MC Layout, Vijaynagar. Landmark: Near Telephone Exchange, BangaloreBangalore Get Directions
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Mediscope Hospital Pvt Ltd

#11, 3rd Stage,Pillanna Garden Bilal Masid Road,Bilal Nagar. Landmark: Near-Hussian And Co, BangaloreBangalore Get Directions
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Sai Divine ENT Centre - Frazer Town

#17-19, Kenchappa Road, Frazer Town. Near Everest Theatre, Landmark : Near Everest Theatre, BangaloreBangalore Get Directions
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Bangalore Diabetes Centre & Diagnostic Lab

4-C/426, 2nd Block, Kammanahalli Main Road Landmark : Opposite to Masjid-E-JafarBangalore Get Directions
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Chaitanya Hospital

#80, 3rd Cross, P & T Colony Landmark : Axiom Sources (India) Pvt Ltd.Bangalore Get Directions
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R K Hospital

#31, Kammanahalli Main Road, St.Thomas Town Post, Kammanahalli. Landmark: Next Opp. Lane to Hotel Sagar Veg.Bangalore Get Directions
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Meridian Medical Centre

No.14, Off Mosque Road, Opposite To Empire Hotel, Standage Road, BangaloreBangalore Get Directions
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Chaya Hospital

Chennur Main Road, Ombr Layout, Landmark: Opp To Axis Bank.Bangalore Get Directions
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Chanre Rheumatology & Immunology Center

# 149, 15th Main NHCL, Water Tank Road, 4th Block, 3rd Stage, Basaveshwaranagar. Landmark: Near Kamala Nagar, BangaloreBangalore Get Directions
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Spandana Hospital

#236/2, 29th Main,5th Block Nandini Layout, Coconut Garden, Landmark: Near Laggere Ring Road Bridge.Bangalore Get Directions
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Anugraha Nursing Home

#2, Vinayaka Circle, Palace Guttahalli Main Road, Sampangiramnagar, Landmark : Near Vinayaka Circle.Bangalore Get Directions
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Divine Speciality Hospital

No.110, Nr Chinappa Garden, 6th Mn,ITI Lyt, Benson Town, Shivajinagar. Landmark: Airtel Office.Bangalore Get Directions
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Pristine Hospital

#877, 2nd Stage Extension, Dr. Modi Hospital Road, West Of Chord Road, Rajaji Nagar. Landmark: Near Shankar Mutt Bus stop, BangaloreBangalore Get Directions
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Shri Vijayalakshmi Hospital & Trauma Centre

#6,Chikkanna Layout, HBR Layout, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560043Bangalore Get Directions
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Zion Hospital

#83/1, 2nd Cross Road, Off Kammanahalli Main Road, Keerthy Layout, Landmark : Behind Doctors Diagnostic Center.Bangalore Get Directions
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Banaswadi medical centre

#904, 1st Block, HRBR Layout, Kalyanagar, Banaswadi. Landmark: Near Overhead Water Tank.Bangalore Get Directions
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#519, 2nd Main, New BEL Road, Nethravathi Street, Devasandra. Landmark : Opposite To SLK Software.Bangalore Get Directions
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My wife age is 38, she is suffering from schizophrenia last four years but she does not take medication, she don't think that she is ill if we say that she is ill she become very aggressive what should we do? Please advice.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
She must somehow have the medication, if it has been prescribed. Some of the patients can be difficult about taking medication for fear of some unfounded reasons: the dull feeling, the weight gain, the low energy, etc., which are some of the drug reactions. There are medicines to counter these drug effects and if she is convinced she may cooperate. If you can talk and reason out the facts with her then she might be convinced more readily. If not she can be taken back to the doctor who diagnosed her and let him do the explaining. The other alternative is to talk to her doctor and see if s/he is willing to give some medication which can be slipped into her food or drink without her knowledge. In the worst case scenario she can be told that she will be admitted into the hospital or institution, if she does not cooperate. But you must be very careful that she does not do something drastic out of the fear of force being used. So you will need to monitor her 24 hours for her safety. There are also long-acting injections for schizophrenia, which may be administered too but in the guise of treating some other problem. Do consult her doctor to see if s/he has any other ingenious approach.
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I am 20 year old male. Whenever I start concentrating on any academy related topic in some deep. Then I feel ache on my brain. And it becomes difficult to concentrate further. What should I do.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear lybrate user. I can understand. The head ache you are referring cold be related to stress disorder. I suggest you to reduce the study timing by almost one hour daily. Exercise, engage in entertainment etc. Provide 10 minutes entertainment between every 10 minutes study. I also suggest counselling. Take care.
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He is a boy by birth, but his traits are like girls, he is facing bipolar disorder also. His girlfriend has left him, he is going through some mental problems, we did consult psychiatrist on that basis but it seems like only strangling can now help him. He is not able to sleep as of nightmares of that girl. He is serving himself with pills to be stress free. Now we are searching for some good doctors who can help us.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Dear , your friend is bi-polar according to you and is now depressed. You should consult a psychiatrist near to your home town because he will need follow up medical care. Please consult a psychiatrist near your home town. Take care.
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I'm loosing hope in life. I get so hyper at times that I feel like killing myself. The thought of death is always on my mind. I have two kids I'm married for 12yrs. I don't get the urge for sex also as a result there is constant fights between us. I just don't want to live anymore. I was the reason for my dads death; he was taking my tension. Please help.

MD Psychiatry
Psychiatrist, Chennai
Consult a psychiatrist immediately. Suicidal ideas are a psychiatric emergency. You may be suffering from depression or any other psychological problem. Many good treatments are available currently and I strongly urge you to try them under expert supervision.
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I have a phobia which scare me to get into the enclosed places such as Lift, metro rail and closed room if some lock from outside. When i lock from inside there is no problem. I have cervical problem also. Please guide me.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
Phobias are fear-based problems where you exaggerate the stimulus to very frightful proportions. You have very high level of fear which you are not dealing with properly. You will need to meet with a counselor to identify that and find ways to counter it effectively. Now because of that fear you explain it rather clearly that if you are in control, the phobia is less: like closing the door from inside gives you control, whereas if it is shut from the outside you have no control. As a result you may have control issues too. The cervical problem could be stress induced - all connected to the scare. Fear is such a common human trait that there have been special schools devoted to the study and understanding of it. You are not alone but do reach out and resolve this soon for you to enjoy a normal and peaceful life.
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I am taking lithium carbonate 300 mg for bipolar disorder currently I am started with fluoxetine 20 mg for OCD. Now feeling pounding of heart. Can I take lorazepam to reduce these symptoms?

Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling, MA In Clinical Psychology
Psychologist, Pune
I am taking lithium carbonate 300 mg for bipolar disorder currently I am started with fluoxetine 20 mg for OCD. Now f...
Hii, Happy for you that you are under treatment for OCD. Just want to say you that don't take any medicine by your own. You need to consult with your previous psychiatrist because he knows your symptoms very well .I think do follow up with the Dr. & ask him. That will help you definitely. Thank you, have a nice day.
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I am 30 having nervousness due to shy of my radish one side birthmark, understanding problem, even unable to talk, quick memory loss etc this makes me worst panic attack. And makes too much depressed.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am 30 having nervousness due to shy of my radish one side birthmark, understanding problem, even unable to talk, qu...
Reddish mark can be removed by laser therapy and be calm . Try natural depression control or you need medication
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My husband is 47 years old. He takes alcohol in the interval of 30-120 days. Once he starts drinking alcohol means that continues for at least one week. During this period he becomes very aggressive and out of mind and behaves almost madly. When he don't drink alcohol he is a perfect gentleman but bit short tempered. Whether this behaviour is normal? Please suggest.

M.S. Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychologist, Bangalore
My husband is 47 years old. He takes alcohol in the interval of 30-120 days. Once he starts drinking alcohol means th...
If your husband loses control over his behaviour and if he is aggressive after consuming alcohol, then that is a cause of concern. He needs de-addiction treatment. Please take him to a doctor when he is sober. The doctor will prescribe some medicines for him to stay away from alcohol and also to treat withdrawal symptoms if any. He needs medical and emotional support.
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Everytime some negative thoughts came to my mind and I am suffering from depression. How can I get rid from this problem?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Everytime some negative thoughts came to my mind and I am suffering from depression. How can I get rid from this prob...
Dear lybrate-user, welcome to lybrate. The duty of your mind is to think. You cannot control your mind's thinking. Once you just leave your mind without diversion, it always end up in negative territory. But certainly you can divert your thinking. You can make your mind to be always positive by engaging in creative activities, hobbies, games and passionate towards whatever you do. Thereby you can reduce your stress and tension also. Once you can do this, loss of proper sleep and stress also can be made normal. Take care.
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Hello I am a business person of 38 years. Due to the stress in the work I don't get much sleep in the night I would like to please know the tablet for getting a relaxed sleep at the night.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Hello I am a business person of 38 years. Due to the stress in the work I don't get much sleep in the night I would l...
Please note the following for your condition: • Avoid big meals late in the evening. You need three to four hours to digest a big meal. • Spicy or sugary food, even at suppertime, is usually a bad idea. Spices can irritate your stomach, and when it tosses and turns, so will you. Having a lot of sugary food—especially chocolate, which contains caffeine—can make you feel jumpy. • Try a soothing aromatic bath before bedtime. Add 5 drops lavender oil and 3 drops ylang-ylang oil to warm bathwater and enjoy a nice soak.
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Hello doctor I need a solution for my father problem the problem is my father was addicted to drinking habit is any solution for this.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi. Start with homoeopathic medication by schwabe - quercus robur 1x/ thrice a day daily for 4 weeks. Start taking fresh, nutritive, balanced and healthy food consisting more of seasonal fruits, green vegetables, pulses, legumes, nuts, flaxseeds, 10-12 glasses of water in a day, 6-8 hrs. Of sleep daily and think healthy!
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B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
People don't become successful by thinking of ideas. Execution is key. So what makes you believe that you could be healthy and fit by thinking and talking of it?
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Shoulder Joint Pain

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Gurgaon
Shoulder Joint Pain

Shoulder pain and injuries

The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint that has three main bones: the humerus (long arm bone), the clavicle (collarbone), and the scapula (also known as the shoulder blade). These bones are cushioned by a layer of cartilage

The shoulder joint is a very mobile joint which makes it very susceptible to injury. It moves the shoulder forward and backward. It also allows the arm to move in a circular motion, and to move up and away from the body.

Shoulders get their range of motion from the rotator cuff. The rotator cuff is made up of four tendons. Tendons are the tissues that connect muscles to bone. It may be painful or difficult to lift your arm over your head if the tendons or bones around the rotator cuff are damaged or swollen.
You can injure your shoulder by performing manual labor, playing sports, or even by repetitive movement. Certain diseases can bring about pain that travels to the shoulder. These include diseases of the cervical spine of the neck, as well as liver, heart, or gallbladder disease.
You're more likely to have problems with your shoulder as you grow older. It is especially common after age 60. This is because the soft tissues surrounding the shoulder tend to degenerate with age.
Most shoulder pain problems are:

  •   tendonitis/bursitis, injury or instability of the joint, or arthritic disease.
  •   rotator cuff syndrome is a strain or sprain or tear of the tendons that make up the rotator cuff.
  •   rarely, tumors, infections, and nerve damage cause shoulder pain.
  •   much neck pain is caused by soft tissue damage due to injuries such as whiplash or wear and tear due to overuse.
  •   damage to spine joints and bones, such as cervical disk degeneration, arthritis, or traumatic injury can cause severe pain and disability.
  •   fibromyalgia (whole body pain syndrome) can contribute to neck and upper back pain. Poor posture while performing everyday activities can also cause significant neck pain. Rarely, infections or tumors will cause neck pain.
  •   pinching a nerve in the neck or shoulder, or breaking a shoulder or arm bone, are also causes of pain.
  •   a frozen shoulder is when tendons, ligaments, and muscles stiffen and become difficult or impossible to move.
  •   a dislocated shoulder is when the ball of the humerus pulls out of the shoulder socket. An injury due to overuse or repetitive use can cause injury


A work environment that's good for the body is very important. Most of us spend hours each day sitting in front of our computer.
The first step to creating an ergonomic workstation is to consider how you spend most of your time at the workstation.

I am 34 years old and studying for some competitive exams, but I feel pressure in my mind while solving the online questions and because of that could not solve the questions in the proper manner, but ,please guide me what can I do.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
I am 34 years old and studying for some competitive exams, but I feel pressure in my mind while solving the online qu...
Dear Lybrate user. I can understand. This is a problem with many students who prepare for competitive exams. Why worry about exams if you are prepared well? This worry simply shows that you are not prepared well. I suggest online stress counseling. Take care.
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I'm 21 years old im doing my degree in computer science and engineering im very much interested to study but I can't study more effectively I planned so it becoming stress for me already I'm stress induced patient now I recovered from it well now my problem is you can't study more 30 mins continuously now my exams were going on so pls help me doctor.

Psychiatrist, Thane
I'm 21 years old im doing my degree in computer science and engineering im very much interested to study but I can't ...
lybrate-user, Rather than duration of studies, concentration is important. If you can concentrate for 30 mins, study for that duration take a break and try again. Remember its not a race, health comes first. Exam stress is common, if you'd like I can give you some pointers on the same. All the best!
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Hi, My confidence level is low Is there any way like medicines or therapy to gain confidence?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
Hi, My confidence level is low Is there any way like medicines or therapy to gain confidence?
Dear user. Confidence is directly proportional to your experience. The more you have experience on a particular aspect of life, the more confidence you will have on that aspect of life. Personality development training and therapy could help you in building confidence. Take care.
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My mother aged 41 years is suffering from a mental disorder as she get extremely worried about cleanliness of household she use to do a lot of cleaning and washing floor household things and even her hands feet etc just if she get touched to any untidy things. On asking she replies that she doesn't satisfied with normal cleanliness .please help me whether it is a mental disorder or not and if it is then what is the solution?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
My mother aged 41 years is suffering from a mental disorder as she get extremely worried about cleanliness of househo...
Hello, she is schizophrenic, give her homoeo medicines/ @ ignatia 30-6 pills, thrice, orally. @ five phos 6x-4 tabs, thrice, orally. She should tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins. She should go for meditation to reduce mental blocks and to calm her nerve to relax, mania. Ensure, sound sleep, for 7/8 hrs in d night, at least. Tk care.
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Acidity problem & work out with heavy dumbbells are the reasons for abdominal pain. I do take lot of tension some time.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Indore
Acidity problem & work out with heavy dumbbells are the reasons for abdominal pain. I do take lot of tension some time.
high protein diet can be the problem reschedule ur diet plan and take small meal at interval of 2hr and also change the combination of food items u take together like not to take fruits with milk etc.
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I usually feel like watching porn all the time but is it a good habit because I feel I'm getting addicted to it! Please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Thane
I usually feel like watching porn all the time but is it a good habit because I feel I'm getting addicted to it! Plea...
Watching porn all the time is not good for health.You can loose your concentration and memory . Take Hyosyamus 200 one dose in 15 days revert back
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I am 34 years old guy and was mistakenly admitted by my parents in Hospital for BPAD problem as they thought it could be with me and I was made to take medicines like DIVA 500, Lithosun SR 400, ARIP MT 5 and PACITANE 5. Now my medicines has reduced and taking Lithosun SR 400 for twice in a day. I want to get rid of this also and want to lose my weight since it increased considerably plus also want to increase my sexual power which got affected due to medicines. And want complete peace in my mind as it gets heavy and pains sometime. Please help me with this.

MBBS, DPM
Psychiatrist, Bangalore
I am 34 years old guy and was mistakenly admitted by my parents in Hospital for BPAD problem as they thought it could...
Dear lybrate-user, during an episode of mania, you tend to lose insight. You believe that you are normal and others are trying to label you. During manic phase, you may lose name, fame, prestige and money. That is why you were admitted for treatment. Since bpad is a chronically recurring disease, you are continuously given lithosun s r as mood stabiliser. If you stop the medicines, you may get another manic attack which is costly needing admission. If you continue with lithosun regularly during normal phase also, your manic attack will be mild and only for few days which can be treated with arip and pacitane. Of course drugs do have side effects like weight increase and sexual power problems. But think of the effect of the drug in reducing the burden of mania. If you are still concerned about side effects, do not stop lithosun, talk to your doctor. He will reduce the dose or change the drug or add another drug to control side effects. He has already seem to have stopped diva considering your weight. Sexual power may be due to your mood rather than side effect of lithosun.
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