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Afraid of doctors

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  • Posted By: Carryn
  • April 27, 2012
  • 03:27 PM

I have a huge problem.. I am terrified of doctors and anything to do with hospitals.. I have had an abusive childhood at home, which has made me like this. At the moment my confidence is zero, I find it very difficult to sleep and I am in deep depression. My past has caught up with me and has affected me very badly. I don't feel like I can cope.. I'm constantly in tears. No-one knows of my past which makes it very difficult.. I feel so alone and I don't know what to do.. I don't even know if I've done the right thing coming on here.. I don't know if anyone can help me

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  • Hello Carryn.I have similar situation that you have. I'm afraid also on seeing a doctor and hospitals because I'm afraid of what might be the result of the check up or any medical examination that the doctor may give. Even at my current age now i still feel terrified. But my wife and my parents pushed me and encourage me not to be afraid with it especially when I'm sick and need a medical check-up. For your situation, don't be afraid try also to overcome that fear. Seeking medical attention is very important especially when your in a bad condition and needs medical check-up. Don't be afraid to a doctor but you must be afraid of the illness that you have and not been check by a doctor because the illness might getting worst. So its better to be checked than never. By not learning on how to overcome that fear it will affect your mental health and which leads to another health problems that also needs another medical attention.
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