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What do doctors do if they suspect munchausen by proxy syndrome?

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Dr. Mandakini Patel
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Suspect Munchausen?: Doctors would need to report this to the cps and help the parent figure get into treatment program. It is best dealt with in the emergency room setting.

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Munchausen by proxy syndrome, can you tell me about this?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
MUNCHAUSEN SYNDROME: Somatoform or factitious disorder another name for hypochondriasis . Patient will make up illnesses which are not true.

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