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I have phopia to doctors and I think im pregnant for some months alreadybut I just cant go, how can I treat that, is with a psychiatrist? I`m worried

I have phopia to doctors and I think im pregnant for some months alreadybut I just cant go, how can I treat that, is with a psychiatrist? I`m worried

Ok: Many people are afraid of doctors. You can do a home pregnancy test. If indeed positive you need to have your pregnancy visits. If you do not like doctors you could have a midwife if one is near where you live. However if you are pregnant do the right thing for the fetus and do see a kind and gentle doctor one you can talk to and then the bond will form and you will be secure and comfortable ...Read more

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Just woke up, 3 time this week waking up wet, andd little poopie, what do I do?

Just woke up, 3 time this week waking up wet, andd little poopie, what do I do?

See your doctor: This could be very serious. You need to see your doctor immediately. Sometimes a problem in the spinal cord can result in inability to control bowel and bladder. ...Read more

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What are the long-term health affects associated with Prolia injections?

Prolia: Prolia is used for just 2 years and is safe and effective in the vast majority of patients.
If you ever feel some symptoms you think might be related to Prolia call your doctor right away.

PS: Just for kicks one of my twin granddaughters is Leah so I like the term Pro"Leah". ...Read more

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Could you tell me what a vision test is that measures the far lateral phoria?

Could you tell me what a vision test is that measures the far lateral phoria?

Cross cover test: There are a series of 2 tests - the cross cover test and cover/uncover test that is used to determine the type and amount of ocular misalignment. Far lateral phoria is common and is not important. If you think you may have an ocular misalignment, then see a strabismis specialist ophthalmologist. Most major cities will have this type of ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Is there real phobias?

Is there real phobias?

Hmmmmmm...: If you mean "are phobias really a medical diagnosis which people suffer from? ". .. Yes.
If you mean "are there things that people should really be afraid of? ". .. Again, the answer is yes. But those are not phobias. Those are appropriate and based on reality. ...Read more

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How can I fight my phobias?

How can I fight my phobias?

Graded exposure: Integrating gradual exposure along with development of relaxation skills will be helpful. These are variable person to person and require careful consideration of your own experience and situation. Taking things too quickly can lead to more difficulty but you want to push yourself - it's supposed to feel hard. But your experience in time will tell you you've done it without bad consequence. ...Read more

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How common are real phobias?

Very: There are many possible phobias and they are all real. Common are fear of small spaces and spiders and snakes. All are real, but not usually disabling. ...Read more

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What are some common phobias?

What are some common phobias?

Phobias: Fear of: germs, confined spaces, elevators, heights, flting, spiders, embarrassment. ...Read more

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How do I cure my random phobia?

Phobia V Panic: A phobic response occurs when you are specifically exposed to a stimulus that causes you to experience anxiety. A a panic attack occurs out of the blue in a situation where you would not expect to be uncomfortable. If you feel that your phobia is random, perhaps you are referring to panic attacks? Treatment for both respond well to cbt and pharmacotherapy when needed. ...Read more

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Is prolia best for osteoporosis?

Is prolia best for osteoporosis?

Maybe: Prolia represents a new category of osteoporosis treatment that is effective and has convenient twice yearly dosing. It appears much more effective than the bisphosphonates and rivals Forteo with much more convenience. It is expensive if not covered by your insurance. Whether it is best for you or not depends on many factors which would require more information about a specific patient. ...Read more

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Why phobias seem to last so long?

If not treated: Phobias will usually persist lifelong unless they are addressed head on. Patients who avoid whatever they fear, will likely suffer the rest of their life. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is highly effective treatment for phobias, including gradual and progressive exposure to whatever patient fears. Please get your Phobia addressed asap. ...Read more

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What do you think of air phobias?

What do you think of air phobias?

CBT: Seek a cognitive-behavioral therapist who specializes in phobias. One method they use is systematic desensitization which slowly and incrementally brings the person closer and closer to the thing they are afraid of in slow, graduated steps that help make the anxiety more tolerable. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a bug phobia?

Unreasonable fears: If you have unreasonable fears about bugs and avoid them more than is warranted or more than other people do, you may have a bug phobia. Persistent fear, avoidance, reaction out of proportion to true danger, irrational fears, interference with daily function--all of these factors are seen with phobias. ...Read more

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What can I do about my phobia of bugs?

Simple Phobia: This is considered simple phobia and the best treatment for that, is behavioral approach r widely used in various anxiety d/o. Desensitization, by exposing the patient graded doses of phobic situation, phobic object or situation is an effective technique to reduce anxiety provoking situation. Find u self a good therapist. ...Read more

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How do I remove my phobia of studies?

Resistance: Do you mean lack of motivation? Boredom? Having different priorities? Lack of confidence with academics? I don't think that there is a study phobia. Find out what issue underlies your resistance to studying. If you need to work with a therapist to figure this out - do so. It you want to work with a tutor - do so. But don't call it a phobia. ...Read more

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Could a phobia be considered a handicap?

Could a phobia be considered a handicap?

Yes: A handicap is something that prevents normal functioning in society. For some people a phobia if severe enough could be considered to be a handicap. This would best be determined by a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What are the active ingredients in prolia?

What are the active ingredients in prolia?

Only one: Hi. The only active ingredient in Prolia is denosumab, a monoclonal antibody that binds a signaling molecule, RANK Ligand (RANKL), that bone forming cells (osteoblasts) secrete that activates bone resorbing cells (osteoclasts). RANKL activates the osteoclasts to break down bone. Denosumab interrupts that, and preserves bone mass and architecture. ...Read more

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Is prolia ever administered by IV infusion?

Is prolia ever administered by IV infusion?

No.: Prolia is a subcutaneous injection. There are other osteoporosis treatments, such as reclast, (zoledronic acid) which is given by IV infusion. They treat the same thing but are very different drugs. ...Read more

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How to know if I have a phobia of scorpions?

If it's greater than: Since they are poisonous, a reasonable fear and desire not to expose yourself to them is wise. If your reaction is excessive and is there even to a photo or the word or something that does not pose any threat - it may be a phobia. But even then, if you have almost not chance of having to deal with them at any level - it might not be a problem worth treating. Okay? ...Read more

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How do I know if I have some sort of phobia?

Irrational fear?: Phobias are considered irrational or excessive fears that cause physical and psychological discomfort. If this describes your problem, cognitive-behavioral therapy (especially exposure therapy) can help. ...Read more

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Is there a medication you can take for phobias?

Is there a medication you can take for phobias?

Yes: Although there isn't a medication that cures phobias, medications can reduce the impact of phobias. ...Read more

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Can past life regression work to clear phobias?

Can past life regression work to clear phobias?

No: I am aware of no evidence that past life regression is effective in treating phobias. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: phobia?

What is the definition or description of: phobia?

Unnecessary fear: An irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation that leads to a strong desire to avoid it. Such fears can be considered anxiety disorders or symptoms characterized by unnecessary avoidance of a situation out of fear. Avoidance is the hallmark of a phobia. And, avoidance serves as a sort of fuel for the phobia. ...Read more

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Bifoveal fixation and vergence-phoria, what to do?

Bifoveal fixation and vergence-phoria, what to do?

Is this a problem?: Bifoveal fixation is the normal state of binocular vision. Phoria is a tendency of the eye to misalign when looking closely at objects. Bifoveal fixation should be enjoyed and vergence phoria is usually compensated well by the eye system. ...Read more

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What would be a good way to take care of a phobia?

CBT: Consider cognitive behavioral therapy. It can be very effective for the treatment of phobias. ...Read more

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How can I know if this is a phobia or am I allergic?

How can I know if this is a phobia or am I allergic?

CBT: Seek a cognitive-behavioral therapist who specializes in phobias. One method they use is systematic desensitization which slowly and incrementally brings the person closer and closer to the thing they are afraid of in slow, graduated steps that help make the anxiety more tolerable. ...Read more

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What to do if I have 18 phobias should I be worried?

If these phobias: Are negatively impacting the quality of your life and preventing you from fully living - then yes - I would encourage you to obtain therapy. ...Read more

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