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#1 starrygemini

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Posted 23 February 2021 - 03:35 AM

i go to college in a different state than my hometown, and i had to go to the doctor the other day to get prescribed a med, so decided to just get a primary physician at the doctor’s office on my campus since i live here year round.

when i was filling out the forms i checked the ‘no’ box for getting my past medical records transferred and also decided not to check off any illnesses associated with my ed, or any other mental illnesses that im diagnosed with in my medical records. i said that i’ve had no recent hospitalizations, even though i’ve been hospitalized for my ed. the doctor asked me if being underweight is normal for me and i said yes, that i’ve always been around this weight.

now i’m genuinely wondering if this was a bad thing to do and if i should resubmit my forms online with my actual information. but in the moment i just panicked and didn’t want a new doctor bothering me about ed stuff. has anyone else done this?
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#2 EnbyPieceOfShit200

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Posted 23 February 2021 - 03:47 AM

I mean right now it might not matter but if something happens because of the mental illnesses or their side effects or if you'd need meds and stuff because of something with your MI's, it might be important for them to know that you already had hospitalizations and diagnosed mental illnesses. 

I don't know exactly how that works but I don't think they put this stuff in the records simply because they can


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Posted 23 February 2021 - 03:54 AM

Well if he is trying to diagnose issues that come up, you have put him at a disadvantage and mistakes could be made. Then again, it is your life to risk.
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Posted 23 February 2021 - 05:39 AM

Always a bad idea to lie to medical professionals, can lead to wrong and dangerous diagnoses and/or treatments for example if you were having heart palpitations and they dont know anything about your ed history it could be written off as a one time thing when you could have possible heart damage or a much more serious problem
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Posted 23 February 2021 - 06:33 AM

yeah i don't think lying to medical people is ever a good idea. their goal after all is just to keep you safe. 


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#6 foreigngirl

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Posted 23 February 2021 - 01:35 PM

I know it's not a good idea, but I've done it myself many times - lied about my weight being higher than it was, about me eating normally when I was not, about me being naturally skinny and the list goes on. Of course never mentioned I used to have an ED or that I still have it.


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Posted 23 February 2021 - 01:42 PM

It's probably a good idea to tell the truth at least somewhat, mention hospitalizations and that you're not naturally underweight ig.


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#8 starrygemini

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Posted 23 February 2021 - 03:37 PM

It's probably a good idea to tell the truth at least somewhat, mention hospitalizations and that you're not naturally underweight ig.


yeah i was thinking could possibly just mark my diagnosis accurately and the hospitalizations but that they’re past ones and that i don’t struggle with it anymore.
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