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A 35-year-old female asked:

I am terrified of blood tests- bonafide phobia, but have been having night sweats. are there any other ways to test hormone levels without blood work?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Address the phobia: You're an adult. If you give in to a phobia or ask for special consideration because of a fear you realize to be unrealistic, you enslave yourself deeper. Treating phobias is relatively straightforward if you have a good guide. Get a referral from your physician and you will not only be able to do what other adults do, but discover inner resources you probably did not know you had.

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Last updated Mar 12, 2014

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