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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, may I answer your health

what is the symptoms of hypercondria? Why do people, expecialy teenagers get it?

how can I help her/him?

Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   a hyperchondriac is a person who thinks he/she is always sick
Doctor :   the causes could be highly stressful or frightening real event or
Doctor :   association with someone who does face some fear
Doctor :   the treatment lies in knowing if he or she is a hyperchondriac
Doctor :   and to identify the possible cause for it
Doctor :   and get it treated or eliminated through counseling.
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
Doctor :   are you there?
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