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I Have a Fear of Doctors

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      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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    Ok I know it's stupid

    as hell but THEY SCARE THE LIVING CRAP OUT OF ME LIKE WHY ARE YOU TOWERING OVER ME WHY ARE YOU SO CLOSE HOW DARE YOU TOUCH ME GET AWAY FROM ME DONT LOOK AT ME DONT TALK TO ME DONT TOUCH ME LET ME GO HOME. Last time I was in the ER, a nurse had to hold me still because I was...
    rosesandcharlie rosesandcharlie 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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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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    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 22-25, F 6 Responses Sep 2, 2008

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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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    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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    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 51-55, M 1 Response Sep 12, 2013

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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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    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 66-70 2 Responses May 3, 2009

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    All they want to do is poke me

    and be a cheese mosa
    lilloca4fitness lilloca4fitness 18-21, F Apr 22, 2014

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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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    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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    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 1 Response Apr 22, 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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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 Mar 21, 2014

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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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    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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    I have the mentality

    where I keep telling myself that everything is okay, it doesn't hurt too bad, and it will go away soon. I've been pretty sick before to the point where everyone is telling me I need to go to the doctor. And I always insist it's not that bad and im starting to feeling better lol...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 22, 2014

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    I hate doctors, I hate simple minded, biggots who get a PhD to promote their biggotry like in this article. http://cnsnews.com/news/article/michael-w-chapman/johns-hopkins...
    Azureal Azureal 26-30, M 15 hrs ago

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    I'm supposed to have a fear of abandonment, but I don't see how so, I am the one who isolates myself n doesn't wanna be bothered with people. i have borderline personalitity...
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 1 day ago

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    But why? You fear something that hasnt even happened. People are so afraid of having so called negative experiences. We avoid certain experiences because since they are not...
    Lindsbenz Lindsbenz 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I fear a lot of things. Spiders, wasps, bugs.. But death? Nah I don't fear it. When it's my time, it's my time. Be it tomorrow or 50 years from now. Of course I would like to have...
    MissRainDrops97 MissRainDrops97 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I fear death in the respect of life as you only live once but death in the respect of a love one is a fear not to exceed above your years living as a person with a life to see and...
    Amazon3 Amazon3 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    I am a 32-year-old male. I got sick with the stomach flu at age 12 and was left with rumination syndrome, or something close. Within a couple of weeks of getting sick, I...
    nthgmvs nthgmvs 31-35, M 2 days ago

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    Consistent thoughts within Wishing Hoping Wanting Longing Fear Pain Strength What if's overflow the mind Unsettling within the soul Fear overpowers, logic sets in The...
    HeartOfPoetry HeartOfPoetry 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    hello everyone I'm trying to lose weight. working out is not an issue for me, nor trying to change the way I eat. however, going to the gym is my biggest fear yet. I don't want to...
    SolHeart SolHeart 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The doctors have diagnosed me with Spino Cerebellar Ataxia type 14. This means nothing. I don't trust the diagnosis. You see, I am 45 and have seen too many doctors for me to even...
    NMDewey NMDewey 41-45, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I haven't been diagnosed but it's something the doctors are placing on the back burner for a possibility. So, I guess I'll start at the beginning... In February of this year, I...
    tuyetmeo tuyetmeo 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So like I've noticed that through out myself, especially as I've gotten older, I have gotten very terrified about ppl leaving me. Which is of course the abandonment issues with our...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My fear is becoming my biological father. He was a **** to my mother and my older sister while completely ignoring me most of the time as if I scared him- from what my mom tells me...
    odessa94 odessa94 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have just recently began the paleo diet in hopes to curb my pcos. so far on this journey, prior to the paleo diet change, I have lost 50 pounds from regular diet and exercise but...
    11Disasterpiece11 11Disasterpiece11 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Not enough people caring. Corporations profitting But not society. Phone reps lie to keep jobs. Apple store reps lie. Bank reps lie. Teachers overloaded. As are...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Aug 19

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    I have four; acrophobia (feat of heights/falling), coulrophobia (fear of clowns), claustrophobia (fear of confined/small spaces), and achluophobia (fear of darkness) — this ties...
    waywardgirl98 waywardgirl98 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Okay so I was wondering about Xanax withdrawal symptoms after very short term (but heavy) usage. I suffer from General Anxiety Disorder with severe claustrophobia as a...
    bananaman1uk bananaman1uk 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 18

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    I suffer tonic clinic (grand mal) seizures weekly and freaky seizures daily since I was 13 years old. (I'm 26 now) doctors don't know why I am having these seizures, even on...
    fOrEvErYoURs321 fOrEvErYoURs321 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 17

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    I have had CRPS for 5 years. I am a flight attendant and had a passenger fall on me. I first noticed weakness in my legs and a shooting pain down my legs and severe low back pain...
    dedelocken dedelocken 51-55, F Aug 17

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    my biggest fear is one day zoo animals will escape and maul me,to this day i fear stray pets Jumanji is to blame....
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 10 Responses Aug 16

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    Once upon a time... There was a girl coming of age. She had dreams about her world. She listened to calming, euphoric songs on YouTube. There she was believing she could do...
    Butterflying100 Butterflying100 18-21, F Aug 16

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    What it means to me to have a brain tumor. It means faking a smile when I feel like dying. It means going to the hospital alone. It means thanking God each morning that I have...
    Kwakwakalanooksiwae Kwakwakalanooksiwae 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 16

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