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is fear of water a symptom of anxiety disorder

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
It could be a: Symptom when combined with other symptoms may meet diagnostic criteria. Take care.

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Although they usually go together it is common for panic attacks and paresthesias to be linked. The common link is a change in sympathetic tone and u ... Read More
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Dr. Daryl Tanski
Specializes in Psychiatry
Depends: Anxiety can be a symptom of many syndromes. A syndrome is a collection of symptoms that tend to occur together. Generalized anxiety disorder is a synd ... Read More
Dr. Lily Bhattacharya
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Anxiety can be: side effect of many conditions. Social anxiety is when you are anxious around others. GAD is when you are anxious or keyed up all the time. OCD means ... Read More
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Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety Types: When speaking about anxiety symptoms,it can be any of the following: 1. Acute Stress Disorder 2. PTSD 3. Substance induced Anxiety Disorder 4. General ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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It depends upon the: Author and the focus of the topic. Unfortunately anxiety in the psychiatric literature is often thrown around indiscriminately and is not further clar ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Madan Uprety
23 years experience Psychiatry
Panic attack: Seems that you are having panic attacks. It is not normal. Thyroid issue, some other metabolic changes or anxiety disorder can cause such illness. It ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Bipolar disorder: can express itself in irrational thinking and fears. Phobic disorder has one or more irrational fears as part of it but the person usually understand ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Have you had a : Formal psychiatric evaluation. This is a great place to start (if not already done). Cognitive behavioral therapy can be effective for treatment of an ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pouya Shafipour
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes fear could be one of the underlying symptoms of anxiety. I suggest meditating for 10-15 mins (daily deep breathing and relaxation as well as clear ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
CBT?: It may be. Have you considered seeing a psychologist to do a litlte cognitive behavioral therapy around this issue? It may make a lot more comfortabl ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Social anxiety: Symptoms are cognitive (overly self-conscious in social situations, leading to stuttering & sweating, etc.) , behavioral (fear being embarrassed or hu ... Read More
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