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Is there a test to show if you have arachnophobia?

Is there a test to show if you have arachnophobia?

No.: A phobia is a fear which is disproportionate or "irrational" to the feared object. Can't find this in any body fluid. ...Read more

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Is there real arachnophobia?

Is there real arachnophobia?

Yes: Phobias are irrational fears, and some people have phobia of spiders. For them arachnophobia is real. ...Read more

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How do you cure arachnophobia?

How do you cure arachnophobia?

Many therapies exist: Arachnophobia is an extreme fear of spiders. It is considered a phobia if the provoked anxiety is overwhelming and functionally debilitating. Phobias that are mild can be overcome with relaxation and self-help techniques, but more intractable cases require professional help. Behavioral therapy, such as exposure therapy, and medications can be prescribed to overcome these very real difficulties. ...Read more

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Should I see a shrink about my arachnophobia?

Should I see a shrink about my arachnophobia?

Arachnophobia: Fear of spiders is very common. Most people with mild phobias do not need to see a psychiatrist or therapist. However if your fear of spiders is interfering with your life then you could consider counseling. ...Read more

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What symptoms would mean I have arachnophobia?

What symptoms would mean I have arachnophobia?

Fear of spiders: Very few people are fond of spiders, but if you are so afraid of them that it seems silly even to you, then you can self-diagnose arachnophobia. Phobias are easy for a skilled mental health expert to treat, but don't try to understand them; i know one physician who self-cured fear of heights by learning to skydive. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are there medications out there for arachnophobia?

Are there medications out there for arachnophobia?

Maybe: This condition appears to be a type of ocd. Though there are drugs that may be helpful, psychotherapy is still the mainstay in ocd. Ask your family physician to recommend a psychologist and try this before any drugs. ...Read more

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Do people get medication for severe arachnophobia?

Do people get medication for severe arachnophobia?

Yes: Anxiety and phobia can be treated with anti-anxiety meds. Cognitive therapy and deconditioning wotk too, there just aren't that many spiders out there to maintain the phobia. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: arachnophobia?

What is the definition or description of: arachnophobia?

Fear of Spiders: Arachnophobia or arachnephobia (from the greek: ??????, aráchn?, "spider" and ?????, phóbos, "fear") is a specific phobia, the fear of spiders and other arachnids such as scorpions.[1]. ...Read more

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Any self-help tips for arachnophobia?

Any self-help tips for arachnophobia?

Start with general: Anxiety management strategies and daily living habits for overall improved stress management and skill development including visual imagery. Then apply these strategies to graduated 'exposure' to the thoughts and viewings of spiders until you are more comfortable/less terrified. Try 'the relaxation and stress reduction workbook.' if not sufficient success, seek professional help. Best regards. ...Read more

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What are serious signs of arachnophobia? At what point should you consider seeing a doctor?

What are serious signs of arachnophobia? At what point should you consider seeing a doctor?

Interferes with life: Phobias are fears that are out of proportion to the object of fear. You should consider seeing a doc if this fear is interfering with your ability to perform normally. ...Read more

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What is a V-Q test?

What is a V-Q test?

V/q scan: Ventilation/perfusion test used as an alternative test for a Ct angiogram to rule out pulmonary embolism or blood clots in lungs. ...Read more

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What is a qeeg test?

What is a qeeg test?

Brian Mapping: Quantitative electroencephalography, or a qeeg test, is one of the most reliable, non-invasive methods used in detecting the subtle neurological differences present in individuals with adhd. Clinical studies using qeeg discovered that this breakthrough technology has a 96% success rate in predicting conditions like adhd and OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder). ...Read more

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What is a g a s test?

What is a g a s test?

Group A strep: It's not quite clear what you mean without the context behind the testing. But it very well could represent group A streptococcal testing. This is common test done when someone has a sore throat to make sure he/she doesn't need antibiotics. Really on group A strep pharyngitis(sore throats) need antibiotic therapy most others resolve on their own without issue. Best of luck ...Read more

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What is indirect combs test?

What is indirect combs test?

Blood test.: It is performed to detect antibodies in the blood. It is commonly used for blood transfusion related tests and prenatal testing of pregnant women usually with rh negative blood group. For additional details please check at http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/coombs_test. ...Read more

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What are the tests for shock?

What are the tests for shock?

Clinical diagnosis: Low blood pressure, rapid thready pulse, peripheral vasoconstriction, cold clammy skin are usual manifestations of shock. In septic shock the skin may be flushed rather than cold and clammy. No lab tests are needed for this diagnosis. ...Read more

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What kinds of tests do I need?

What kinds of tests do I need?

Depends on age: If you are a healthy young man, blood pressure, weight and height may be all you need. If you are a woman over 21, you should have pap smears. Lipids should be checked after age 25, and women over 40 should have mammograms. ...Read more

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Do u think i should do a test?

Please elaborate: Please elaborate on this question. There is no way to know what you are asking. If you have a complicated or long question, please set up a consult with a physician. ...Read more