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am i a hypochondriac

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Pierce
33 years experience Psychiatry
That depends...: Since you "think" you're a hypochondriac, you seem to be open to understanding your "worry" about being sick as something that could be understood in ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Identifying with: symptoms isn't necessarily marching forward with the belief or intense fear that you have a particular condition.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
39 years experience Psychiatry
Hypochondrias: This is a form of anxiety disorder. People with anxiety are very sensitive to the function of their bodies. They feel their heart beats, sense stoma ... Read More
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
36 years experience Psychiatry
It depends: On why you see him and what he finds.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Pain needs to be: diagnosed by your doctor. If no physical cause is found consider seeing a mental health professional. We can all use that at times simply from a wel ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
I am sorry but I: Can't answer that. I would be concerned if i had health problems (especially the c.Diff). However, even people with hypochondriasis can have serious h ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Yes: You would not be the first with all those issues concurrently . The amazing thing is you can do quite well with all of that. Have somebody have a look ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Forster
36 years experience Psychiatry
Preoccupation: If your worry is getting in the way of your life you need to wonder if it might be excessive. All of us deal with uncertainty (i might have cancer now ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Forster
36 years experience Psychiatry
Excessive Fear: The key is an "excessive" fear of having an illness. To illustrate, when i was starting my training in psychiatry i worked with a young man who could ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Blumenfield
57 years experience Psychiatry
Many can help: First step is usually a complete physical check up to be sure any medical conditions are being properly treated. There also should be an evaluation an ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
29 years experience Family Medicine
Sending waves: I am sending you massive thoughts of love and appreciation. Do you feel any better?
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hal Blatman
41 years experience Pain Management
Unlikely organ: If your abdominal muscles are tight, they hide what is under them. Www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com

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