emotional distress

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emotional distress

Intentional infliction of emotional distress, Outrage tort Malpractice adjective Referring to a civil action against a person who allegedly said or did something so completely outrageous or insulting to the plaintiff that he/she suffered emotional damage. See Damages, Malpractice, Medical malpractice. Cf Punitive damages.

Patient discussion about emotional distress

Q. He is very upset. I want to help him. What can I do for him? I’m Zakary from Canada. My cousin is 29 years old male, his weight is ok but he is looking too thin and he looks like a school boy. His gf refuses to go out with him due to his appearance. He is very upset. I want to help him. What can I do for him?

A. Is he depressed?

Q. I’m very upset. Plz give me any suggestion. My 3 year old kid is showing some symptoms of Fibromyalgia. I want to know the best way to cure fibromyalgia in children, or at least ease the pain. I’m very upset. Plz give me any suggestion.

A. fibromyalgia is a rare disease. and to determine very decisively that your 3 year old son has it- well...i would consider something else first. and if you are so worried- go see a doc to check him out.

Q. I’ve been having an upset stomach for the last 2 days, what can it be? I’ve been vomiting and had a fever going on and off, diarrhea, the works… could it be dangerous? What can it be? What can I do to calm it?

A. Man, what you describe can be anything. Most likely you got some sort of bacteria or viral infection. If it doesn’t get better in the next few days go to a Dr.. in the mean while eat rice, avoid vegetables and raw foods and drink a lot of water. And I mean a lot. The biggest problem of vomiting and diarrhea is dehydration. Take care!

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