14 things to never lie to your doctor about
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12. That you're nervous
Even if you don't have Iatrophobia - the fear of a going to a doctor - it's pretty common to feel nervous when you're sick.
If you're Googling your symptoms, you might be expecting the worst, but your doctor is there to make you feel comfortable and at ease.
A little secret to getting the best care? Be honest about the fact that you're scared.
"Oftentimes, anxiety shows itself by being mean or rude to staff or doctors. We are here to help you and are very used to helping people get through dental treatment. We would love to give you options to ease your anxiety or nerves, but it helps if we know," explains Dr Nancy E Gill, a dentist in Golden, Colorado.