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Fear of a terminal illness

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Need more or change?: Sorry to hear of your trouble. All testings negative = reassuring. Ocd is a form of excessive anxiety and seemingly you have some form of that, and so... Read More
Dr. Judith Tellerman
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
PHOBIA: Phobias are very treatable with psychotherapy by a Clinical Psychologist who has expertise in multiple forms of treatment. if you don't have a physica... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Consider: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to help work past this.
Dr. Michael Blumenfield
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Check up & talk: First step of course is to get a physical check up and find out if you have any illness. The next step would be to spend some time with a therapist wh... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Roland
Family Medicine 35 years experience
OCD: Sounds like what you are talking about is obsessive compulsive disorder where you have irrational fears that disturb your ability to live your life. T... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Cognitive behavioral: therapy is often helpful with intrusive thoughts. http://www.abctcentral.org/xFAT/ http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Cognitive-behavioural-therapy/Pages/In... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andres R Villar
Pediatrics 40 years experience
Not necessarily: But it is important to seek help.A behavioral therapist could be very helpful in helping your child overcome these issues.Uncorrected yes, they could... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
Cardiology 31 years experience
Get a check up : If you are afraid that you have cardiac illness please get the basic testing like ekg, echo and stress test done or at see your doctor.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Health anxiety: means your fears express themselves w/bodily concerns. Cancer is one common one, HIV/AIDS is another. Please see a mental health professional who sp... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 45 years experience
Fear of abandonment: is not unique to Borderline Personality Disorder which includes a pattern of unstable intense relationships, distorted self-image, extreme emotions an... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
Is she the 86-year-: old female in your handle? A doctor who specializes in treating the elderly, a geriatric specialist, can determine if she is a candidate for Cognitive... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Details?: There are many potential causes but you more likely are at the early stage of a cold. If the problem persists for more than a few days or worsens , b... Read More

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