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9 Symptoms That Prove You Have Hypochondriasis

If you're reading this, you probably have it.

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Hypochondriacs have an "abnormal anxiety about one's health, especially with an unwarranted fear that one has a serious disease". Read on to find out if you're a TRUE hypochondriac.

1. Half of your internet searches begin with "symptoms of..." or "why am I feeling..."

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There's a reason for everything!!

2. One of your top sites is WebMD, especially the symptom checker.

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Wait, is it hurting in my pelvis or abdomen?

3. At one point, you've said to yourself, "I totally have that!!"

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You totally have it.

4. If you think you have something, you'll bug your doctor until s/he decides to check up on it.

5. Or you switch doctors until you find one that will tell you what you want to hear.

6. You've had your fair share of blood tests, MRIs or other medical tests, and every time your results are in it's a bittersweet moment.

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You SWEAR something's wrong...and maybe this time you'll know for sure. But wait, that means something's wrong.

7. If someone you know is sick, you start feeling like you have the same symptoms.

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Now that you mention it, my hair HAS been feeling more brittle lately...

8. You see potential health issues everywhere.

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WHAT'S THIS DOT ON MY ARM? Oh, false alarm. Just a hair.

9. You like to self diagnose.... but you don't tell anyone you did.

"Oh yeah, I found out I have _____. It sucks."
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"Oh yeah, I found out I have _____. It sucks."

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