A 28-year-old female asked:
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can having been very ill lead to some sort of trauma and hypochondria? i fear i've become hypo since the un diagnosed sickness last summer.

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Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Depression: Get evaluated for depression or look for medical cause: anemia, chronic infection, chronic pain, etc.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
44 years experience Clinical Psychology
Anxiety: It is certainly possible that your previoius experience has created fear in your mind regarding medical issues. Consult with a mental health professional who can help you overcome your fears and also help you develop ways of countering your previoius experience when you have physical sensations. Best wishes.
Answered on May 29, 2016
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Seeing: a psychologist for counseling and if needed following up with a psychiatrist. Exercise, meditation, spiritual and family support may help
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