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sad periods last a few days longer than my happy ones.

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I think I might be bipolar. I wanted to ask someone before confronting my parents. I danced for ten years, and last year I got a solo. But one day I stopped. I don't know why, because I loved to dance for so long. I cry a lot, and the tiniest things set me off, like not understanding hw. But sometimes I smile and laugh. I joke around like crazy. I cut in 5th grade for a little bit. I cut my feet and the tips of my fingers, but it hurt so much, so I stopped. My sad periods last a few days longer than my happy ones. Also, if I am bipolar, how do I tell my parents. Thank you.

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replied December 27th, 2013
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Welcome to ehealthforum,
Do not self diagnose yourself. Discuss your symptoms with your parents and your doctor/healthcare provider and get started on appropriate treatment measures if needed based on your examination findings and evaluation results. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/healthcare provider and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
Take care.

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