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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
Thank
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