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Should I talk to my doctor about my phobia symptoms?

You may want to speak to your doctor about your phobia symptoms, as phobias sometimes require the supportive guidance of a medical or mental health professional. If you have intense or irrational fear of a particular situation or object that is interrupting your ability to live your life and manage your responsibilities on a daily basis, it is important to get support. A medical professional can prescribe a treatment program that will help you manage or put an end to your symptoms.

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