I Suffer From Pectus Excavatum

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    Pectus Excavatum Is Ruining My Life

    I am 27 years old. I recently tried to enlist in the army but at MEPs they rejected me because of the Pectum Excavatum. It explains so much. Why when I am at the beach in a bikini, guys seem to avoid me, and why when I am intimate with a guy, he leaves. I've always wondered what...
    Ratties Ratties
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Feb 24, 2011

    Pectus Excavatum

    I'm not quite sure when i started noticing that i had this problem but i know it was sometime in Middle School. Well the point being that when i did, my life started to change a bit. I become a self-conscious person and very shy. At first i tried to ignore it but i couldn't...
    mikeyGb mikeyGb
    16-17
    6 Responses Apr 7, 2009

    I Had PE Surgery And Feel It'S My Duty To Tell My Story...

    Dear fellow PE folks, I was born with PE and yes, like all of you, avoided all shirtless activities throughout my life. I'll never forget begging and praying that I would be on the "shirts" team when playing "shirts vs. skins" basketball games (surprisingly, I had a pretty good...
    Feb 6, 2013

    Hello-My Name Is Lynz and I Have P/e

    I have had mild/moderate PE since i was a baby. When i was little and you take a bath my chest gap would fill with water and my parents would always joke i could eat cereal out of the chest. of course I am older now and have matured and it's effecting me in other ways...
    xxmercipourleveninxx xxmercipourleveninxx
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Sep 30, 2009

    I Suffer From Pectus Excavatum

    I found out I had pectus excavatum this year. I was shocked that this happened to me, at first thinking one breast was just bigger than the other. I also had asthma. I just got the surgery a couple weeks ago and I am so happy I got this surgery. I don't have asthma it was the...
    lanchap lanchap
    13-15, F
    1 Response Mar 12, 2012
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