i suffer from health anxiety but also have a fear of going to the doctors and having testing done-so basically I worry over every ache and sensation and catastrophize everything to worst case scenerio want mental relief but afraid to go to doc and put myself through testing
doc gave me routine stool cards few months ago did not do petrified to do and convinced i will need to gey colonoscopy and they will find something
so scared to do and scared not to do
Can anyone relate to this way of thinking?
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