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I Have a Fear of Doctors

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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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    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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    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'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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Im so sad thinkinf about my joints. My elbows are inflamed, red and swollen everyday. My knees are also swollen and i feel pain everywhere basically. I've seen doctors and im being...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    It sucks fearing something that you have a strong desire for. I would love to get married one day but that's the biggest commitment ever. I won't get on a contract mobile phone...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I don't fear death because I had a near death experience...well did die but sister brought back... Scariest thing I'm not tormented about the experience I'm tormented that my...
    tdavis1924 tdavis1924 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    I will be having surgery, on my big toe, soon. It has taken visits to three different doctors to finally get someone to agree that there is indeed something under the skin that...
    Koala1964 Koala1964 51-55, M 1 day ago

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    It was a fear I just could not overcome. I overcame stage fright by becoming a male ********, and I overcame my fear of heights through adrenaline activities like skydiving and...
    uppercut uppercut 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    Hi, this is my story about said topic.. thanks for reading, if you stick around to the very end .. it all started when i was about 4. . i "accepted Jesus into my heart", and it...
    tobeheld tobeheld 16-17, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm trying to track down a clip of someone talking about the stages of dealing with fear long-term. I'm armed with so much knowledge on what fear is and how we can turn it around...
    dafunkofamadhatter dafunkofamadhatter 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    I have decided to face my fears .. My fears revolve around departure .. farewell for whatever reason. I know it is pathetic that this is all I fear in life, I know I should not...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Yeah so, I washed my blender in a previous story to wash off the maggots from the interior. I did not know that the blender itself had holes that allow the mechanisms to propel...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    my dad died of cancer a few years back. he had lung cancer and after he got treatment the doctors said the cancer was gone. a few months later he was having migraines and went to...
    nicolieflowergirlie nicolieflowergirlie 18-21, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    doctors are evil sadistic (insert choice word here) they don't care if they cure/fix anything so long as they get to poke, prod, cut, and otherwise torture something/someone...
    Azureal Azureal 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    I don't know what it is but after 7 + years of trying to make a relationship work all the while knowing it should never have started. And finally attempting to call it quits (which...
    dpcl614 dpcl614 41-45, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    The psychiatrist that I spoke with today also said that doctors who would have to do autopsies on people that they knew back in the day and they would have to depersonalize...
    Shadetree111 Shadetree111 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My greatest fear in life is dependency. I'm desperately afraid of being dependent on others, because of how much it's ended up hurting me in the past. I can't bring myself to...
    mirrorimage99 mirrorimage99 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Fear of DarkWhat is fear?Fear is emotion caused by possible reasons that can lead to some danger. Basically, fear comes from our ancestors, it was needed when people lived in the...
    fearexit fearexit 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    I don't fear death itself. I fear dying painfully, I fear dying before I'm ready, and I wish that I didn't overthink about things like this. I'm always thinking about the future...
    AcousticSoul17 AcousticSoul17 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Fear of DollsFear is an emotion caused by a hazard alleged by living entities. Fear induces a change in organ and brain function and finally a change in behavior which leads to a...
    fearexit fearexit 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I have learned somehow to appreciate... I've kept in mind that there are some people who will love, some People who will hate for love, or untrue love, and some People who will...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I feel like I'm literally the only person who has health anxiety around me and it's horrible because no body gets how awful it makes me feel and how much it brings me down. I have...
    rainndropx rainndropx 16-17, F a week ago

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    I have many, many fears. The sound of a bug moving under paper in my room made me feel the need to list them. That starts the first fear. Bugs. Spiders. falling. Flying. Death...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F Jul 26

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    As I said I convinced my friend to go to the doctor with me. She is huge and I feel like she seems unhappy about it so I wanted to give her the opportunity to speak up and make...
    Yummser Yummser 18-21, F Jul 25

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    Mental note#26: For future reference, doctors without borders and doctors without boundaries NOT the same thing.
    izzypie izzypie 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 25

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    I was diagnosed with pcos at the age of 15 after not having a period for a year and developing other symptoms like irrational mood swings, weight gain, and hair growth. when...