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Symptom Checker

Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.


For some people, a very specific trigger kicks off their anxiety symptoms. They work hard to avoid the scary thing, whether it is a dog, the doctor or flying in an airplane.

The person is afraid of the specific thing. They are not primarily worried about feeling trapped, about performing or being social.

Does your anxiety come on only when you're exposed to a particular situation or a thing you fear (for example, a dog, a doctor's visit, or flying)?

Yes, this applies to me.

No, nothing in particular triggers it.

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