Some research suggests that men are embarrassed to visit a doctor for a majority of common health conditions. Additionally, many people worry that their doctor will perceive their concerns to be a waste of time. This can discourage people from scheduling appointments they need, even routine physicals. According to a BBC Health report , men have a harder time asking for help in general.
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Note: The following was written by Ken, a year-old from New York, as an example of how one man got past his fear and embarrassment of undergoing a skin exam. I became aware of the threat of skin cancer a few years ago when friends of our family lost a son to the disease. As a result, my mother insisted that I get a skin examination. However, I wasn't really worried about skin cancer. I wasn't worried about the virtually painless biopsy, either. What I was worried about was the embarrassment related to having someone carefully examining every square inch of my body. To make matters worse, the dermatologist to which I was referred was a woman, and the idea of having a female doctor look at my entire male body made me even more nervous.
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A man comes into the ER and yells. Suddenly I noticed that there were several cabs and I was in the wrong one. Submitted by Dr. At the beginning of my shift I placed a stethoscope on an elderly and slightly deaf female patient's anterior chest wall.
When I was 15, I went to my pediatrician for a check up. She did that thing that doctors do when they put their hands down your pants, cup your sack and tell you to cough. One day my left ovary just starts hurting like a motherfucker. I go to the doctor, and apparently, I need an ultrasound. Alright fine.