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People Diagnosed With Severe Illnesses Share the Moment They Knew Something Was Wrong

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Always trust your gut.

Do you love or hate going to the doctor’s office?

For some of us, regular checkups are both welcome and cathartic, helping us keep peace of mind while keeping track of our body and its needs.

For others, the doctor’s office is a frightening or unwelcome place. After all, ignorance is bliss.

Unfortunately for some of us, any medical visit may carry a stigma exactly for the reason that it may be the first place we learn that something is wrong. Then again, there are those who didn’t need a doctor to confirm that something was the matter; they knew simply from the warning signs. These are their stories.

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