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Throwing health away

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Meryl

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I don't know why I am throwing my health away people keep badgering me to go to the doctors but I won't even though I should see someone about the pain in my stomach my psychiatrist reckons I know what I am doing that I have mental capacity I not sure that I do I don't tell them anything about how I am feeling I just tell them I am ok even though I am not
 
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What's stopping you from talking to a doctor?
It seems like you do acknowledge that you probably should go, especially if you're in pain.
 
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Meryl

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I won't see a doctor because I am scared what she says it is that why I won't go and have tests
 
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I can understand why you might be anxious about what they might say, but perhaps the longer you leave it the worse it will get.
Would you feel more comfortable if someone was there with you? Perhaps a family member, friend or support worker?
 
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I asked my mental health nurse to go with me but she said she is busy she is the one who keeps saying go to the doctors but when I want to go she says she is busy I don't know why I bother seeing her
 
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rach1

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Hi, I can relate to this.
I have a morbid fear if waiting for test results especially blood or smear results.
When I was pregnant I forced myself to have blood tests done and nearly drove myself to madness with worry.
In the end my midwife rung to get them early as she was worried about me.
 
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