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Eliohwes

895d

Does anyone else have any experience with forgetting how bad pain is because you’re just used to it, or you can’t tell your doctor how bad it is? I’ve gotten so used to my pain, I’ve had times where I’ve described something that sounded horrible and said it’s “just kinda uncomfortable, not painful” and the doctor has had to tell me that what I described is pain, because I genuinely can’t tell anymore unless it’s horrible 😞

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    • Azyrel

      807d

      Yes! But when someone genuinely asks about something, I start describing the pain and either I start crying without really knowing why - or the words just come out and sound so horrible that it’s comical and I break down laughing.

    • Azyrel

      807d

      Yes! But when someone genuinely asks about something, I start describing the pain and either I start crying without really knowing why - or the words just come out and sound so horrible that it’s comical and I break down laughing.

    • Leener

      877d

      Yeah I think if most people had to deal with the level of pain we all deal with on a daily basis, they’d completely shut down.

    • BlondeChicago

      889d

      I feel if I tell them all of my aches and pains, they will put me in a padded room

    • AllergicToLife

      895d

      Yes. All my symptoms, not just pain. I've gotten so use to them it's normal to me. Yeah I have pain that is so bad I have to wake up in the middle of the night to take medication, but it's my normal. I've been doing it for 3 years. So I've gotten to the point I forget to bring it up at doctors appointments.

    • Sir.CumFerence

      895d

      All the time! It's like, "yeh, I feel like I got hit by a truck, but it's just another Tuesday."

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