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I Have a Fear of Doctors

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 101 People

    All they want to do is poke me

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

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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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    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'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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    This applies to all of my loved ones. and, no, I don't mean the fear of abandonment but the fear of losing any of my loved ones to death. It haunts me, especially the thought of...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F Dec 3

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    Well right now I am staying with my mom, and I have two friends, which includes others within their family. One friend lives just down the street from me. Her life is in turmoil...
    MMMartin MMMartin 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    this. 1. one of my main goals for some period. it scares me to say "one of my main goals from now on",seems like a long period, now here's one fear! 2. fight fear, i want to stop...
    alogo alogo 26-30 5 hrs ago

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    I have nearly died a couple of times so I don't fear it. I know you have to make the most of the time you have as you never know when it is your time.
    drachenReiter drachenReiter 31-35, F 12 hrs ago

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    Well where to start? I guess it's always better to just put it out there....I was recent tly told I have liver disease and they think it's acute and that means it showed up without...
    Squeekarose Squeekarose 31-35, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    It's about time I tell you guys about some of my problems to know me better. I have a specific crustacean food allergy. I can eat deep fried shellfish with crisp crust, but not...
    TetraZL TetraZL 13-15, F 8 hrs ago

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    I was out hunting alone and I was crossing a river when I fell and I fractured my foot so I crawled out and me and my family have this thing where if there is something wrong 3...
    Zoekosmopoulos Zoekosmopoulos 18-21, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    Every so often I stop and think how lucky I am to have met some really cool, unique and truly amazing people.  This is for several of them.  If you read through this list...
    pineychick pineychick 31-35, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    "if you fear ,it will happen. if you mean to do something,it will be lost"
    AliceCoe AliceCoe 18-21, F 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    I ride a motorbike. Plus I have three kids so some times I'm begging for it. :)
    bootedtwice bootedtwice 31-35, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I am 39 years old and have been dealing with LS for about 10 years. It almost exclusively affects my perineum. I have had some minor tearing (paper cuts) but my main 2 symptoms...
    TiffanyPerkins TiffanyPerkins 36-40, F Nov 23

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    A few years ago, I moved from the east coast of the United States to the southwest to go back to university after taking a year long break from school, and I didn't know a single...
    uglyhands uglyhands 22-25, F Dec 4

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    Hi there. Since I was born I have been diagnosed with marfan syndrome. Little did I know, being an infant, I was on the verge of having many issues in life. They may not have been...
    ChrisSFTY ChrisSFTY 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    BEFORE you go "telling me about The danger of fear" ??, Read what I have to say ? I know "Fear" isn't THE GREATEST thing to Have, but then again, isn't There a Saying: Tis Better...
    desireindisguise desireindisguise 56-60 Nov 24

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    Acrophobia or Altophobia- Fear of heights. Arachnephobia or Arachnophobia- Fear of spiders. Autophobia- Fear of being alone or of oneself. Catapedaphobia- Fear of jumping from high...
    Trinityde Trinityde 13-15, F Nov 25

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    I have met a number of Ascended Masters during my lifetime, some like Rama, I just met in passing. But aside from Kuthumi, there are three that stand out: Hilarion, Babaji and...
    Orion33 Orion33 51-55, M Nov 28

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    I have a Demyelinating Disease. MS is also one of these diseases but mine is a new type. I have lesions scattered through out my brain and on the underside of my Corpus Collosum...
    BCulp38 BCulp38 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 23

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    At first he happen to be caught in her glance, she had not noticed him her eyes were only focused on a friend as they whispered. Then slowly his existence started to grow, her eyes...
    Moonlight94 Moonlight94 18-21, F Nov 27

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    Hey my names Alex, I'm 20 years old. I found out I have had Cholesteatoma in my right ear for YEARS now, I noticed this lump behind my ear Years ago I'm thinking maybe 6-8 years...
    alex123098 alex123098 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 27

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    Hey my names Alex, I'm 20 years old. I found out I have had Cholesteatoma in my right ear for YEARS now, I noticed this lump behind my ear Years ago I'm thinking maybe 6-8 years...
    alex123098 alex123098 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 27

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    I have always wondered why is it that doctors seem overly concerned about people's weight. There are many other factors that go into one's overall health and well being than the...
    hsnpman hsnpman 46-50, M Nov 28

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    I have had a horrible year of cancer scares. Firstly, my father had a major operation on his prostate after scans showed cancerous tumours. It rocked our family as my dad is our...
    bdonk1 bdonk1 22-25, M Nov 30

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    Okay so every time I go see my doctor I get there 5 minutes before my appointment time like a respectful individual than I have to wait in the waiting room for two hours before I...
    NoRegretsAndNoRemorse NoRegretsAndNoRemorse 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 1

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    I was dianogsed with RA when I was 18 months old, so it’s been a long time as I am now 19. I was diagnosed super fast and refered to a pediatric rheumatologist at the Royal...
    wayoflife95 wayoflife95 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    I was told by doctors in early high school that I had some sort of muscle disease. After a couple years of biopsies and endless tests one doctor finally determined it was...
    JohnnyMarvin JohnnyMarvin 26-30, M Dec 8

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    I was diagnosed with deep depression and anxiety, September 2nd when I had a nervous breakdown and was put n a mental health facility. I was put on 50 mg of Zoloft. I have not been...
    psychologicallydamaged psychologicallydamaged 41-45, F 4 Responses Dec 10

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    It starts off as me in a huge warehouse with all the walls painted white and im in a mini office inside this building....All of a sudden the door rips open and im thrown into a...
    CoolIntellectualJames88 CoolIntellectualJames88 26-30, M Nov 30