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How can I overcome this hypochondria about cancer?
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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Seek advice
There is no easy answer. What is your underlying fear? Are there other "phobias" or mental health conditions? You might visit your primary care provider. You might need to seek counselling.

In brief: Seek advice
There is no easy answer. What is your underlying fear? Are there other "phobias" or mental health conditions? You might visit your primary care provider. You might need to seek counselling.
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
In brief: Hypochondria
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is often the most effective approach to treating hypochondria.
Psychoeducation and exposure therapy have been used as well as treatment with antidepressant medications when warranted.

In brief: Hypochondria
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is often the most effective approach to treating hypochondria.
Psychoeducation and exposure therapy have been used as well as treatment with antidepressant medications when warranted.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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