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A 20-year-old female asked:

How to treat emetophobia??? it makes me feel sick a lot (psychosomatic) and i panic about this a lot! i also have reflux which makes me nauseous, and then i get scared because it feels like i have to throw up. it makes me so anxious. help!

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Emetophobia: No need to bombard with the same question. Many doctors will see your posting - and many can answer - even if you have already gotten a response. Repeating the same question clogs the feed of questions. Phobias can be treated with hypnosis, cognitive behavioral therapy, operant conditioning, Exposure therapy & psychotherapy. You can google these to learn more.

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