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How Often Do You Go to the Doc?

Growing up, I regularly saw my pediatrician for an annual physical, but when I hit college the only time I went to the doctor was for my annual exam. I rarely saw any doctor other than my gynecologist. These days, I only visit the doctor when I am sick but did just recently have a physical with blood tests and all. What about you . . .

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jessie jessie 7 years
i go a few times a year. but not because i'm sick. its just a check up on my meds and current well being.
Spectra Spectra 7 years
I only go once a year to get my physical done. I seriously NEVER get sick...I think the last time I was sick was in 2000 or 2001. My PCP does my pelvic exam and all that stuff too, so I don't make a separate trip to the gyno.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 7 years
Once a year for the basics.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 7 years
Once a year for the basics.
Puzzle2397 Puzzle2397 7 years
I see my endocrinologist once a year, and so I only need to see my general practitioner every once in a while or so, since most of my problems arise from my thyroid condition.
italianblonde italianblonde 7 years
My whole family is in the medical field, so my dad usually brings home any shots to me that I may need. We also take our blood pressure at family gatherings..I know, we're weird. And I only go to the actual office to get bloodwork or something I can't do at home.
risqueredhead risqueredhead 7 years
all the time. I see a psychiatrist once every few months, I'm working on seeing a cardiologist (my heart beats way too fast), and I'm recovering from an eating disorder. this reminds me that I need to schedule a pap.
AMP AMP 7 years
Basically once a year. To Mr. Gyno.
vegan-musician vegan-musician 7 years
i only ever go to my OBGYN for the yearly exam.
MartiniLush MartiniLush 7 years
I go every few months, I have asthma so need to get scripts or assessments... :-(
gabiushka gabiushka 7 years
Hah, I haven't been there in forever...the dermatologist doesn't count. I am sure I am very healthy I feel great.
valancyjane valancyjane 7 years
I don't know what it is about me, but I love going to the doctor for the annual physical and getting a clean bill of health (well, except for that cholesterol ...). We never went when I was a kid so maybe I'm just making up for lost time.
Merlin713 Merlin713 7 years
Every other month to make sure my iron is not lower than what it recently was... So far this summer I was there every week in June. That's what happens when you have a chronic illness. Everyone there knows me now. Yay..
georgie2 georgie2 7 years
I said a few times a year, but it's not because I'm always sick or hurting myself, in fact I hardly ever get sick or hurt myself. I just get really bad hay fever and excema and need to get scripts regularly. Plus there's always some new vaccine to get. (touches bandaid covering the last garasil shot =( .... )
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