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[self-med-i-key-shuh n] /ˈsɛlfˌmɛd ɪˈkeɪ ʃən/
the use of medicine without medical supervision to treat one’s own ailment.

self-medication n.
Medication of oneself without professional supervision so as to alleviate an illness or a condition.


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