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A 16-year-old male asked:

What's a good way to cope with health anxiety? i don't usually have these episodes. what should i think about when i get paranoid?

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Dr. Michael Blumenfield
Psychiatry 58 years experience
Check up -1st step: You want to have a complete check up with your regular doctor to be sure that you are in top shape and that there is nothing to be concerned about. If there is a health issue, you want to know the facts so you can deal with it. If anxiety and paranoid ideas persist, you should speak with a mental health specialist so you understand them and deal with them also.

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