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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michelle King
25 years experience Psychiatry
If you're having: difficulty with health anxiety, please have an evaluation with a psychiatrist or psychologist. Therapy and meds can be helpful to move past these issu ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Griggs
38 years experience Clinical Psychology
This sounds a bit: like hypochrondriasis--fear of having health conditions when, in fact, you don't. This can "lean" to the anxiety side, or over to the OCD side, and ... Read More

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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Shrink: Definitely a psychiatrist would be best.
Dr. Francine Mosley
19 years experience General Practice
Start at PMD: That's your primary md. There, you'll either get treatment or referral to treatment, whichever the two of you decide will work best for you.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
One mildly: elevated blood pressure reading - I wouldn't be.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Health anxiety can: be very unpleasant to live with. Talk w/your doc and see if you both can come up w/a plan as to how often you will visit, e.g., every 6 months. Foll ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Trusting Doctors: I think this is, in fact, very common. The only wisdom I have to share is that you must find a doctor that seems to get you; one who you feel safe or ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Health anxiety: You're on your way to feeling better if your doctors have examined you, found no physical health problems, and you know that health anxiety explains y ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Health: It seems likely. I would suggest reminding yourself that at 21 your risk for disease is low. Regular activity, good diet and maintain good relationshi ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Anxiety book : The book "Stop Obsessing," by Edna Foa is excellent. It teaches CBT, or Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Good luck.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
Knee exam: The exam will tell the physician a great deal about the function of the knee. If your exam was normal. You have no major defects in function. You coul ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dwain Rickertsen
35 years experience Family Medicine
Family practice : See a cardiologist if not yet done. Why do you feel it's your heart? Don't stop until you get an answer.
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