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Old 8th August 2019, 09:33 PM
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If I visit the Philippines sometime soon, how long is the wait to see a doctor? I need to see a psychiatrist.

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If I visit the Philippines sometime soon, how long is the wait to see a doctor? I need to see a psychiatrist.

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Hi Marky, welcome to the forum. Perhaps once you sort out your dates and know which city you will be staying in you can google, find your professional and book an appointment well before you arrive rather than worrying once you are here. Good luck.

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If I visit the Philippines sometime soon, how long is the wait to see a doctor? I need to see a psychiatrist.

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if u think u need one now,wait until a cpl yrs in country....mabuhay and welcome .

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if u think u need one now,wait until a cpl yrs in country....mabuhay and welcome .
The same thought went through my head but I refrained, and no disrespect to the OP.

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The same thought went through my head but I refrained, and no disrespect to the OP.

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none meant here also.

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Welcome to the forum Marky and what a first post... So could you tell us a little something about yourself and also how long you plan on staying in the Philippines because we could probably give you some tips on staying her longer without Immigration hassles or anymore unwanted stress.
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Marky,
I have no experience with any local psychiatrists, but have visited a few doctors here and appointment seem to be immediate or next day, always happy to help the poreigner. I did pay cash those times, but soon to have PhilHealth so maybe they will no longer seem as receptive. We shall see!
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If I visit the Philippines sometime soon, how long is the wait to see a doctor? I need to see a psychiatrist.

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If you meant counselling for anxiety and stress I can help you but if that's bipolar disorder or something that needs special attention.. oh boy I have a story about famous clinic's waiting room LOL. Even though you'll get appointment, I've waited for 4 hours just to get my ears and throat check! I ended up treating it myself using over the counter drops LOL.

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I take Xanax (Xanor) and an antidepressant. Found out the drugs are very expensive. Xanor was $146 per month. That's USD, not peso.

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I take Xanax (Xanor) and an antidepressant. Found out the drugs are very expensive. Xanor was $146 per month. That's USD, not peso.
have u been to Philippines before? might not be the best place to go fighting depression.
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