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I Have a Fear of Doctors

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    All they want to do is poke me

    and be a cheese mosa
    lilloca4fitness lilloca4fitness 18-21, F Apr 22

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    Very Suprisingly, It's One of My Worst Fears!!!!

    Before the accident, just the thought of hospitals made me get a bad feeling in the pit of my stomach. As a child, I would be so scared of doctors to the point I would never let one touch me. I don't know what brought this fear, but it was a known fact that I would NEVER take the...
    SerenityDolphins SerenityDolphins 18-21, F 6 Responses Sep 2, 2008

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    I Stay Away

    I just don't do them, I am never ill, never had a day sick, I keep fit, eat healthy foods, I've never had a work medical examination, and refused to have one at school, my body, my business, not my body to create revenue for over zealous Doctors to reel me in for unnecessary...
    bigeasygent63 bigeasygent63 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 12, 2013

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    Go Away....

    As we say here in Greece''if you eat an apple a day the doctor gets away''
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F Mar 27, 2013

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    Terrified Of Doctors

     Ive suffered from a paralyzing fear of doctors my whole life and  have spent the last two years trying to face them for the first time.  I am 27 years old and am missing most of my teeth, most people don't notice, I just don't open my mouth or smile.Ive been seeing a...
    putonahappyface putonahappyface 26-30 1 Response Feb 6, 2011

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    Fear Of Doctors

    I have a fear of doctors. I feel like I can't trust them. Getting a simple medical check up scares me because it is tense. Doctors make me feel nervous inside because I am afraid that they will find something wrong with me. 
    dave0903 dave0903 18-21, M Jan 10, 2010

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    The Results

      I don't so much, fear the doctor- but the results that I go for. What if I go for something simple, and i get back test results for something that's more complicated? 
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 9, 2009

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    Im Afraid Of What The Docter Has To Say

    ive been afraid of docters sence i was young  i have a few medical isues that realy need to be taken care of but im afraid of whats going to happen and what they are going to do and say im scarred to death its realy starting to afect my quality of life every day every week avery...
    timmcfrlnd timmcfrlnd 46-50 May 19, 2011

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    Life Change

    Hello everybody! I'm new to this forum and just thought that my personal experience could be of help.I'm a 38-year old woman whose life has been pretty much limited due to an absolute terror of ever going to a doctor.In fact, after passing the age of being followed by a...
    KellyPT KellyPT 36-40 Jan 21, 2011

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    Im 24 and am beyond terrified of Doctors.

    I dont trust them, I dont believe they will do me any good and Im so scared that if I go there will be something wrong with me. I havent had a pap smear since 18 and Im a lesbian but my girlfriend says I should go at least see a OB/GYN but everything about them scare me. It...
    BiancaKelley24 BiancaKelley24 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 28

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    I Like Them But Don't Trust Them That Much Anymore

    I usually get nervous in the waiting room and think if I didn;t have anything wrong I do now cuz I am so anxious... and it doesn't matter if its a woman doctor or man I get edgy... but worse with the young good looking ones... they really scare me I get so nervous with men anyway...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F 2 Responses Apr 22, 2011

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    It Feels Like The Cold Hand Of Death.

    I dont like doctors. I dont trust doctors. I have avoided going to a pysician sence i was 18....i am now 37.now i seem to be forced into this situation by a car accident in july of last year.It was a frontal impact with airbag deployment....now it seems that i may have to have...
    jatpack3 jatpack3 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 21, 2011

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    Trying Being Fear Less

    I had my share and the results of it all is that I fear of doctors.  I'm not saying they are all bad cause that would be a big fat lie.  I'm afraid if I need going to a physician and I don't know anyone who have been to them I will boil inside, be anxious...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 18, 2010

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    Everything About It.

    The smell of a doctors office, and the sound of the paper beds...  UGH!  It reminds me of being a kid and nearly everytime I went to the doctor I had to get a shot.  I feared shots so bad.  One time my parents and a bunch of nurses had to carry me...
    urbrandofheroin urbrandofheroin 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 26, 2009

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    I Fear Going to the Doctor

    My fear is a little different, I always fear that the doctor will not really listen to me and help me get better. For instance, I went to the doctor recently and told him that I have had pain for 8 weeks, I showed him the location of the pain, there is swelling also. This is...
    FlyingFlower FlyingFlower 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2008

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    Heyy , well every time i go to a doctor i feel

    nervous and scared , and after a while i feel light headed idk why its so wierd.... Even if im going to a dentist i feel the same
    nareen3 nareen3 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Dreams

    (sorry for spelling/grammer errors.) Oh, and you may notice a slight resemblance to Soul Eater. I have a serious phobia of Stein so my friend dared me to write a book about him and have it published. My next step after this is to publish this and hand a copy to my friend. Let me...
    Rosiechan Rosiechan 26-30, F Jan 10, 2013

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    It's a Pain

    I don't have a fear of my Doctor.  He's actually a nice man.  But...What I do fear is all the pain that is inflicted on you for the medical tests and proceedures with the final testing results and diagnosis of "Your Doing Fine"!
    PeedeeDog PeedeeDog 12919 2 Responses May 3, 2009

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    Creepy Symptoms

    What is scarier than telling a doctor that you have been passing bloody urine?
    gityergameon gityergameon 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 21, 2010

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    Monster In The White Coat

    I was never a fan of going to the doctors even if it meant a free ticket out of school😊. The long white lab coats, that 'hospital scent ' that makes your belly flop, and even the sound of those damn latex gloves smacking against their wrists. I've always expected to hear bad...
    Kariel95 Kariel95 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 14, 2012

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    I'm so afraid of going

    but I need to go. I have to find out what's wrong with me so I can get on with my life. I haven't cut because I knew I was going to go to the doctors soon.. Well today's the day.. I hope we get into a car accident on the way there and I die.
    NemoNoMore NemoNoMore 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 22

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    Illness Is What I Fear!!

    I was thinking about writing this story about my fear of doctors and I thought,it's not that I have a fear of doctors,the fear comes from what they MIGHT tell me I have.I have a bad habit of trying to cure myself just so I don't have to go to the Doc.Then I also have a bad...
    TexasLily TexasLily 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 23, 2008

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    They Freak the Living Day Lights Out of Me.

    I only ever see doctors when something is wrong so of course I fear them... to me they're the people that bring the pain and the torture... even though they say in the long run its for the best... I Still HATE sseeing them every week... I mean they're annoying, tedious and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 29, 2008

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    lebenskuenstlerin lebenskuenstlerin 46-50, F 1 day ago

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    I feel so much anger today. It's been building. Like just suddenly my medicine stopped working. I somehow lost 40 dollars out of my wallet. Makes me wonder if my mind is playing...
    saviscool saviscool 22-25, F Jun 25

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    My dream is to help millions and with that it will make me eternally happy until the day I die which I honestly think won't be for a long time. I have been ridiculed by this dream...
    Auricor Auricor 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    I wish I was fearless and bold and, could put up a fight and stand up for myself but the truth is I am as timid as one could ever be. I shy away from strangers and stress out if I...
    patiencesentience patiencesentience 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    A thought came to me this morning, whilst doing my morning reading and writing. The human mind loves to give the illusion of lack, and to emphasise the feeling of fear. Yet if we...
    IseekWithin IseekWithin 22-25, F 1 hr ago

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    I have trust issues. I haven't ways had them, in my younger years I trusted without fear of pain or betrayals but I can't function like that anymore. When I was 19 I started...
    misspaperwait misspaperwait 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    UK SUFFERERS - PLEASE GET IN CONTACT! So, I've never really wanted to write my story. Not because I am afraid or ashamed, but because I am so bored of talking about it, it makes...
    scharx scharx 18-21 Jul 1

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    UK SUFFERERS - PLEASE GET IN CONTACT! So, I've never really wanted to write my story. Not because I am afraid or ashamed, but because I am so bored of talking about it, it makes...
    scharx scharx 18-21 1 Response Jul 1

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    Hey guys, it's past midnight over here and I've been trying to fall asleep but I got stuck reading posts, articles, etc. of HPV. I'm only 20 and not even two weeks ago I received...
    sunny1993 sunny1993 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I'm in my twenties and I have had hearing loss since birth. I'm not sure if it's genetic but my mum told me that a doctor commented that I have a structure deformity. I tried...
    lavienrose lavienrose 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    Fears~ [ ] the dark [ ] staying single forever [ ] being a parent [ ] being in front of others [ ] open spaces [X] closed spaces [X] heights [ ] dogs [ ] birds [ ] fish...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response a week ago

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    They don't listen, they think they know it all and all they do is either to tell you to rest or exercise or give you drugs to take... Doctors look at me as if it's all my fault...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    [X] the dark [ ] staying single forever [ ] being a parent [X] being in front of others [ ] open spaces [ ] closed spaces [X] heights [ ] dogs [ ] birds [ ] fish [ ] spiders...
    1imaginarylife 1imaginarylife 18-21, F a week ago

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    Latest news about my boyfriend. Apparently he has no thyroid problems, the doctors said he has anxiety. From previous episodes, I told you how agressive he was in our fights, both...
    alegz alegz 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I've noticed that this topic is followed by quite a few parents of children with RSS, as well as young persons who are looking for others who can relate to them, so I thought I...
    jahein137 jahein137 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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    This dream was actually really scary and upsetting. I had this dream quite awhile ago, but never bothered to post it because of Its bizzarness. It started out I walked into a...
    Destinyyy Destinyyy 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    Just under a year ago I revelled in believing I had discovered the equation of the meaning of life: 1 + (2+2) = 2 which I believed would cure cancer. I also believed I had found...
    rewindme rewindme 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    I have dreams sometimes that feel so real and then they come true..... There is one that has been hard to over come for me.....this is why I'm here. I worked in a high school .it...
    Spiritworld Spiritworld 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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    Not all, but the ones in Quebec. DOCTORS IN QUEBEC WILL KILL YOU! I have a friend who got pregnant. She needed a doctor because she had a history of an overactive thyroid and that...
    ilovenellyxoxo ilovenellyxoxo 13-15 Jul 13

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    Anybody else agree with this? 😔 Hi. My name is Hashimoto’s. I’m an invisible autoimmune disease that attacks your thyroid gland causing you to become hypothyroid.
I am now...
    sarahglass sarahglass 18-21, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    im sorry, but lets not forget doctors are human beings too. they make errors and mistakes :) im not apologizing though for the narcissist MDs who care only about the money and...
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F Jun 27

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    im sorry but lets not forget doctors are human beings too. they make mistakes and errors just like everybody else. and they dont know everything. im not apologizing though for...
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F Jun 27

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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...
    MrsSThomas MrsSThomas 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 30

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    So they say. And by they, I mean the drs, psychiatrists, and counselors. I think it's a bullshit diagnosis and I refuse to believe it. These doctors can take anyone and convince...
    Blackfish510 Blackfish510 18-21 2 Responses Jul 7

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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...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I hate fear, it stops me from doing what I want to do, and being who I want to be. I'm sure it's the same for everyone. Everyone has their fears, and everyone either deals with...
    LHollyleaf LHollyleaf 18-21, M a week ago

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    I am a 17 year old female with Pectus Carinatum. I am glad I found this because I know that I am not alone suffering with this. I absolutely hate it. I can't wear bikinis without...
    nessa3798 nessa3798 16-17, F 3 Responses