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I Always Feel Nervous Undressing At The Doctors

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    Uh yeah. My dad hasn't

    even seen me naked since I was like 6. I can't stand when a doctor acts like it's a normal thing to just walk into a room and get told to drop your pants. Maybe the doctor is used to it but It's not his/her body that is getting exposed.
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 5 Responses Sep 17, 2014

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    It's always, "How did you get this scar?

    " And I just have to lie. I'll say, "Soccer game gone bad." or, "I fell." I try my best to cover the scars on my face as it is... You can clearly see my ribcage. The doctors say, "You should eat more protein, sugar, blah, blah, blah." I eat twice my body-weight in butter every...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 18, 2014

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    There's just something about having to *****

    down naked and knowing you're going to be looked at, touched and basically fingered is embarrassing and nervous. Especially if you see the doctor sneaking a peek or watching you take your clothes off and chatting.
    Nataliebib18 Nataliebib18 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 25

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    Medicals

    ever since i was little ive been in and out of hospitals and doctors, i know that they are there to help us and get us well and stuff but i always feel nervous when they tell me to get undressed when i was small it didn't matter but it does now and at my doctors the best one is...
    creativegoth creativegoth 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 15, 2010

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    My doctor here in Paris is an older guy,

    and I've seen how he looks at me when I slip off my clothes for an internal examination. I get nervous, which might sound strange, not just for this reason however, doctors are scary people!
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 8 Responses Apr 24

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    I hate going to the doctor I get

    so embarrassed. They know about my bladder problem and having to wear pull ups but I still cry when I'm there.
    littlebabygirl13 littlebabygirl13 13-15, F 9 Responses Jan 26, 2014

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    Another visit to the nurse today,

    I am disabled and in a wheelchair and my bladder doesn't work properly so I have to put a catheter in every time I need to p*e then I take it out and throw it away. well today I had to have a bladder wash out, which involved my putting in my catheter draining the urine out and...
    wheels1972 wheels1972 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 9, 2014

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    Nervous

    I wonder if the doctor knows that I want to be looked at naked?
    Nakedness8 Nakedness8 41-45, M Oct 31, 2013

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    Hate it! Doesn't matter

    if it's a dude or a chick!
    spanker1994 spanker1994 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 26

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    When I was 9 I had precocious puberty.

    This is where your body goes through the puberty stage earlier than it should. Routine medical at school then letter sent to my doctor. Full examination. Lots of pulling and pushing of limbs.(your bones develop quicker) then had a referral to a teaching hospital in London. Go in...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 8, 2014

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    I never thought twice about going to the Dr

    or undressing ect... But my last gyno appt I had a new Dr. She walked in and I instantly liked her. Then she did my annual examine as she pulled her finger out she asked me to squeeze down. I almost cam right there. Now when hubby is in the mood and I'm not I think about...
    1with101 1with101 51-55, F 5 Responses Jul 8, 2014

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    I feel so nervous...especially

    when they're watching you undress...it feels so strange. And he just watches. I feel his eyes searching all over me like a light. >.<
    SimplyZero SimplyZero 16-17, F 4 Responses May 18, 2014

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    wheels1972 wheels1972 41-45, M Sep 2, 2014

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    I was at the doctors

    and being examined, I was totally naked and quite unwell and the nurse came in with tablets for me and then left but she didn't pull the curtain back far enough so there was a gap and a young girl was sat on a seat opposite and could see my laying there totally naked.
    wheels1972 wheels1972 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I Had The Colonoscopy Dilation Treatment

    This happened from Sunday, July 28 to the late afternoon if Monday, July 29. I had been suffering from bad bloating tummy cramps this entire past weekend. I could not sit up without pain. I stayed flat in bed. The cramps would cease after a long rest in bed, but every time I...
    QtieBaby QtieBaby 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 13, 2013

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    Check Your Modesty At The Door

    Why do they give you those gowns that expose you and seem to give you a hard time when you ask for TWO gowns in order to cover front and back? Ever since I had a bad experience as a teenager I hate getting undressed for doc visits. Gynecologist in particular. When they do the...
    DieKatzeSchreibt DieKatzeSchreibt 41-45 8 Responses Jul 25, 2011

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    not so much nervous for me,

    but deffo feel embarrassed, especially as I have strict parents and so have at times had a red bum at the time :(
    dancingToni95 dancingToni95 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 21, 2014

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    wheels1972 wheels1972 41-45, M 1 Response May 25

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    I am at the doctors tomorrow morning to see the

    nurse, I have to have a bladder wash out, not really sure whats involved yet tho
    wheels1972 wheels1972 41-45, M Jul 8, 2014

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    I don't mind visiting the doctor's office

    when the need calls for it. I don't even mind undressing there because I know that it's standard procedure depending on what the visit is for. But when I was younger, I would've rather gone to visit a relative I didn't like than go to a doctor's visit, especially when puberty...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 19, 2014

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    Going to the urology doctora this morning

    for a check on my bladder and kidney, only got one kidney left now so it will be blood tests and examinations and ex rays, scans I know things are a little worse and im just hoping I dont wee
    wheels1972 wheels1972 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 28, 2014

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    When I was a kid I always associated the doctor

    with getting a shot and hated the thought of having to pull down my pants. When I joined the football team in middle school, I had to go for a physical. The nurse took me to an examining room told me to undress to my shorts and she stayed there asking me questions while I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 29, 2014

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    I Used To Be...

    I was raised by very prudish, modest parents. Because I was only taken to see a doctor when I was either sick or needed shots, I never got used to going to a doctor. The only ones allowed to see me naked were my parents, and that ended about the time I turned 13. When I was...
    pipermac pipermac 56-60, M 1 Response Nov 27, 2013

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    Yeah, I feel this way.

    Every time I go to the doctor's office. My step mom is a health freak and a nudist into health food and stuff like that. Since I can remember I go every year on her request to see our doctor. Our doctor is a friend of my step mom and so I get the works. I thought that the...
    PeterJenkins PeterJenkins 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    My dad used to accompany me

    for my physicals, even when i was 14 and 15. The doctor told me in front of him that my package is smaller than average. This really cemented my self consciousness about my size and is when I really knew I was a small guy
    basketballx94 basketballx94 26-30, M 8 Responses Mar 5

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    I Am Currently In The Hospital

    This past weekend I had been in bed fighting off a bad tummy cramp that refused to go away. I left an urgent message with my doctor's answering service and they paged him. He called me back to tell me to check in to the hospital today for he had send a request to the hospital...
    QtieBaby QtieBaby 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2013

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    I have always tried to stick to female doctors

    especially since I got married (my husband is not keen on me seeing a male doctor) and I usually go with a friend, but even so I hate undressing.
    MrsSThomas MrsSThomas 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 30, 2014

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    I Melt With Embarassment

    For the past few days i have been in hospital receiving treatment. On my arrival on the ward my consltant asked for me to be measured and weighed. I had to undress to my underwear and i was red as a traffic light as i stood on the scales in front of a handsome charge nurse in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 20, 2012

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    wheels1972 wheels1972 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 25

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    Despite the fact that I've always had bladder

    issues due to a auto accident when I was five... I've always seemed to be self-conscious about having to undress at the doctors office for exams. Since I do have bladder issues and if you have read any of my previous postings, I wear diapers and that's when it sometimes can be...
    TimmAllen TimmAllen 51-55, M 4 Responses Jan 5

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    I.hate.it.I feel so nervous

    and get embarrassed.I hate it
    MusicLover4Eternity MusicLover4Eternity 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 17

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    It's a scary place anyway,

    because of the speculum. You are at your most vulnerable. You are there to enquire after your most intimate health. Decisions here affect everything about you.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2014

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    I never get nervous, doctors have seen it all.

    I actually wished I had more reasons to get naked at the doctors.
    Michelle1976 Michelle1976 36-40, T Apr 14, 2014

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    Necessary Internals

    As a very sexually active young woman my doctor recommends I have regular sexual health checks. I am extremely nervous about climbing up onto his examination table, and putting my feet in his stirrups. The speculum is extremely uncomfortable. I hate having anything not human...
    aoutdouze aoutdouze 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 25, 2013

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    im at the hospital again tomorrow

    and Friday too, tomorrow is an apt with the urology consultant and on Friday I have to have a bowel and bladder scan with barium.
    wheels1972 wheels1972 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    After being taken to the examination room

    and told to ***** I always ask the nurse if she could step out to give me privacy. They always comply after giving me the backless gown. I quickly change hiding my brassiere and panties between my blouse and slacks. My doctor and the medical staff hasn't changed much in the...
    CdKimmi CdKimmi 66-70, M 1 Response Aug 11, 2014

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    So Humiliating :(

    I have to have monthly check ups, mostly at my family doctors but sometiems at the specialists. I was born premature and had complications for my first five years and spent a lot of time in hospital. Now I'm nearly 16 but I'm only 4' 9" tall and most people think I'm about 12 at...
    AngieHolbrook AngieHolbrook 18-21, F 10 Responses Jul 29, 2011

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    OMG! What is she going to think?

    OMG, why can't they make a gown that CLOSES completely? UGH!
    Mrskatearch Mrskatearch 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 8, 2014

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    I've ran like 5 laps around my big oval-shaped neighborhood and was all sweaty,sticky,feeling like juiced **** Feeling so good after a cold shower~
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    My friends are always asking me to hang but with them and don't get me wrong, my friends are cool, but they are all skinny and beautiful and they can rock any kind of clothes...
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    I can never fully wake up without a shower, if i dont shower in the morning the rest of my day is always really bad
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