Parasitophobia: An exaggerated or irrational fear of parasites.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Parasitophobia is available below.
Symptoms of Parasitophobia
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symptoms of Parasitophobia
Treatments for Parasitophobia
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Parasitophobia:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Parasitophobia?
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Causes of Parasitophobia
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Parasitophobia: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Parasitophobia
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially misdiagnosed as a ...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults....read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be overlooked.
See misdiagnosis of depression or symptoms of...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders).
Failure to...read more »
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Parasitophobia: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Parasitophobia
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Parasitophobia: Rare Types
Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:
Statistics for Parasitophobia
Parasitophobia: Broader Related Topics
Types of Parasitophobia
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Definitions of Parasitophobia:
Parasitophobia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Parasitophobia, or a subtype of Parasitophobia,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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