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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alison Segal
19 years experience General Practice
CBT : Systematic desensitization is a specific type of behavior therapy that is very helpful to individuals to overcome fears. It involves gradual exposure ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
For fear of water: consider Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Behavior Therapy, Psychotherapy, Exposure therapy (imaginal exposure therapy, systematic desensitization, floo ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Fear of water: Aquaphobia is a phobia that involving unrealistic fear water.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
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Fear of water: Yes its possible to be afraid of water while standing looking at it from dry land accept the fear from the person and work on the reasons why - did th ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Feinberg
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Behavioral therapy: This sounds like a simple phobia to be treated by behavioral therapy. But there is a larger question about the bullying and the fear it induced and w ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
DEPENDING ON HOW: Long ago this happened, there are very successful treatments available. See your doctor.
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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Absolutely: Swimming is great for your health! for your whole life. Just do it! dr nike.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Vaisman
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Thirst: Take small sips to quench thirst. If uncertain , chew on a salty pretzel.. More is not better. If you observe someone else overdoing the water, slow ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
39 years experience Neurology
Water intoxication: You can generate fluid overload if you obsessively drink too much fluids---remember during long distance running you lose water and sodium so drinking ... Read More
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A 2-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Shy child: It sounds like your son needs support and understanding, rather than being called "a little coward." some kids are naturally "shy." our kids look to u ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
57 years experience Psychiatry
Expert evaluation: As fever can be fleeting and therefore of minimal concern, this ''fear'' may be th.

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