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Last time I visited a doctor during my annual workplace health check. It was about two months ago. I had no any troubles or pain with this visit.

So,i don`t remember when visited a doctor,it was more than 3 years ago .It has some reasons .At first i feel much better at last 4 years . I changed my food ,stopped drink and started do exercise on stadium of my past school.Now i want to buy a gym ticket and do stretch with my coach.
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I get ill pretty rarely. In most cases it`s a light form of common cold without high temperature. It can be treated with medicine, which you can get without a recipe, so you don't need to go to the doctor. Last time I`ve visited dentist more than five years ago, but, I think, less than 10. So maybe I should visit him this year.

Sorry about yout sickness cittautopica. I frequently go to the dentist because I haven't care my teeth when I was young. Thanks god in my contry (Bolivia) dentists aren't too expensive.
I think none is keen on going to the doctor or dentist, but sometimes it's necessary. It could be better if we curated the prevention, however it's always no possible. With regard to me, I have to use a tablet every day due to a chronic sickness.
When I am unwell I like going to see the doctor. He gives me medicine which makes me feel better, most of the time he gives me tablets.
I am generally a healthy person, but when I do have to attend the hospital, I am not afraid, just a little nervous.
When I go to see the doctor and the dentist, I'm usually not afraid of them but I hate having a tooth impression taken. I never want to do it.
Hi Rafaela, where are you from? You don't need to be afraid of the vaccines, they are a fantanstic tool made with advanced science, I recommend that you read some material about the scientific method, so you will learn how science works, and you will be confident about science. You can also watch a TV show called "COSMOS" it was presented by Carl Sagan, it's very cool and you will learn lots of things about science. If you understand portuguese you can read the book "Ciência no Cotidiano" by the microbiologist Natalia Pasternak. I am a student of STEM and I can garantee to you, vaccines are our only chance to win this war against Covid-19. Good learning for you.
Although there are lots of tools to help the doctor to treat the patient like X-ray but still the people suffer as a result of wrong medicine and side effect. so we have to keep good health with eat healthy food and practice
I'm not afraid when I go to the doctor or dentist. But I don't like so much, mainly when I go to the dentist, because my lips needs to stay open all the time!
I used to be afraid of going to doctors and especially to dentists. But now I am afraid only that the bill will be huge. I prefer going to the doctors as often as it need. Because it is better to prevent the illnesses than to threat them. I strongly do not recommend being cyberchondriac. It is a life-threatening decision to make a diagnosis via not reliable websites. Take care!
The other day I go to doctor because I felt sick. The nurse I gives a injections in my arm, it hurt me a lot!
I feel a little fear do go to doctor or dentist. But in the end is it not serious, so then I feel very glad. I don't used this thing who was in the list.
I don't mind to go and see a doctor but what I'm really scared about is getting injection. So I always ask them to take tablets instead. I don't like this feeling, when the medicine get into through my blood vessels, it's so hurt.
if i can , i would never going to meet a doctor, i want be healthy as long as i live. i do used are medicine, tablets , bandage , plaster so many times. and i hate all of these. so hopefully i never used that things anymore.
I don't like going to the doctor or dentist, especially, when I have to do a dental filling or a tooth extraction. I think my endorphin levels are very low, that's why I'm very sensitive to pain. I really don't mind swallowing tablets, but I avoid having injections as much as possible. En general, I don't feel good and comfortable in a hospital, even when I go there to visit someone. Usually, when I'm sick or hurt, I wait until I'm sure I won't get better or recover from the pain without medication before seeing a doctor.
I feel bad feelings, but I used these words when I got in the dentist and he made my holes in my teeth among a two nurses and assistant doctor in the hospital, but I remembered that moment it was really horrible that I hate any ambulance, hospital, doctor or nurse.
Going to hospital doesn't sound good but when we have to choice, we are happy to have good hospital and qualify doctors, nurses...to take care of us especially in the pandemic period. Thanks to all people working in this industry.
I used to have a toothache and I had to go to see the dentist. At that time, I felt really scared and worried about that. I was going to cry when they used their tools to put it in my mouth. oh my gosh, when I remember that again I cannot forget it >
Going to the doctor is clearly not my favourite activity, but I don't rage if I have to go. Most illnesses can be successfully treated if they are detected in time. I don't fall ill usually, but I take medicines when it is necessary.
I do not like to go the doctor or hospital, but when I get sick, its no matter to me get injectios more than tablets or pill, cause I think its better and wana get heal me sooner. however I hope never sick me. and I wish none of you get sick. and hope some of you contact me, to try speak, and learn more and more.
I'm really not sure why a tablet in medicine and the one in IT is called the same. Does anyone know about it?

Hello Rafaela1

The word 'tablet' comes from Old French and is centuries old. It is ultimately formed from the Latin word for 'table', and can refer to flat surfaces, especially for writing. So it's easy to see how it's been applied to the modern digital device.

I'm not sure how it came to refer to a 'pill', but as you can see on the page I linked to, this use is also centuries old.

All the best


The LearnEnglish Team

i'm really scared when i go to a doctor or dentist. Although i sometimes feel toothache, i don't want to go to the dentist and i continue suffer. I have used a tablets or injection when i'm sick.
My father was a doctor, but I don´t like hospitals nor doctors, I try to do everything as I can to solve my health´s problems. Also I tried to help people around of me, not given them medicines, but trying to quit their pain with my hands.
I feel a little scared when visiting a doctor or hospital, because I am afraid of injections. I always prefer to take medicine in tablets.
Actually I do not like to go to hospital and see doctors, nurses and dentists although in the case of having disease we have to go there and I think we will find the suitable medicine and tablets.
When I go to the doctor or dentist, I usually read about the disease before go. In Colombia is very difficult be sure what doctor say.
When I go to the dentist I feel nervous. Luckily, I rarely go to the doctor and I don't usually swallow medicines, because before I take a drug, I always read the leaflet. Consequently, I scaring, so I renounce. Till now the thing worked. I hope to keep !!!! Let's cross the fingers!!
I feel bad when I go to the doctor or dentist. I have experienced all of these: hospital, doctor, dentist, tablets, injection and so on.
I hope to be early recovery, when I go to doctor or dentist. yes, I had an accident many years ago and used of ambulance with one nurse for went to hospital , after X-ray cleared that one of my foot hurt they used of bandage for it. on usual I go to dentist for check my teeth and I go to doctor when I sick after that I receive medicine by chemist like plaster, tablets and injection.
Actually yes, I have been many times visiting doctors, I need swallow tables all the days jejeje. And I have take a couple of X-ray. But thanks God I never been in a hospital or ambulance! On another hand, I hate dentist hahaha They are like the devil and I know, I shouldn't have fear, I'm a grown man! hahaha
Visit a doctor or a dantist is always challenge for me. But they can help you and consiquently you have to trust them. I had a bandage twenty years ago, when I broked my right leg. At first I was made a X-ray and after putting a bandage around leg I was given a few tablets.
Hello Hamdy Ali Anyone would understand you if you said 'I have pain', but normally we don't use 'have' with 'pain'. Instead, it's common to say 'I feel pain in my stomach' or 'The pain in my stomach is getting worse' or 'I am in a lot of pain'. You can see more examples in this dictionary entry: https://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/pain It's also very common to use the verb 'hurt', e.g. 'My stomach hurts': https://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/hurt (see number 2 'feel pain'). I hope this helps. All the best Kirk The LearnEnglish Team
To visit a doctor or dentist is not a good sign. Usually people visit in case of any kind of healtb issue. I also do not like to visit doctor. Specially demtist, because denatal problems and their treatment are painful procedure. Yes I have used number of items from the list. Like badgae when i got injured badly once while playing football.
I love going to the dentist, because i want to take care of my teeth. However, i hate going to the doctor. It brings me sad memories. Yes, In the past, i had to swallow a lot of medicines. Also, i had an operation.