(Closed) Which is Worse?

posted 8 years ago in Wellness
  • poll: Which is worse?
    The dentist : (69 votes)
    51 %
    The gynecologist : (66 votes)
    49 %
  • Post # 3
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    2463 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    haha, so true! my gyno is this really sweet woman who has this calm, gentle demeanor, and the dentist hurts way more!

    also, this reminds me i have drs’ appointments to book too! thanks 😉

    Post # 4
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    987 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2009

    You are not alone, I totally agree.  Plus the gyno is quicker, or at least mine is anyway

    Post # 5
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    2058 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    No of course you’re not the only one…For some reason I hate hate hate going to the dentist. I don’t have any reason for not liking the dentist – I mean there isn’t anything traumatic that has happened to me and I do love the way my teeth feel and look 72 hrs after the appointment, haahaahaa

    Post # 6
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    4465 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    Ohhh, I don’t mind the gyno.  But the dentist is the WORST.  And the appointment takes so much longer than gyno.

    Post # 7
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    4123 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    Well, your dentist shouldn’t HURT unless you’re having a procedure done, i.e. for your 6 month cleanings you should be pain free. If they hurt you while cleaning your teeth they’re not doing a good job. 

    I’m kinda surprised, but the “privacy” factor for me made me choose gyno. I’d much rather endure pain, lol. 

    Post # 8
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    4001 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I totally agree!  I go to the denist when I’m supposed to (No cavities YET) but I hate it.  I always leave in pain, gums bleeding, headache.  Yuck!  And the chances that you’ll need some kind of further work done are far higher than at the gyno.  The gyno is uncomfortable, but less than the dentist.  I mean, showing your junk to a stranger is never cool.  But at least they’re not cleaning it and shoving sharp objects into it.

    Post # 9
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    3576 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I don’t mind the gyno so much either.  I’d rather go to the gyno than the dentist.  But since you have to do both…such is life.

    Post # 10
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    5977 posts
    Bee Keeper

    No way – though I hate going to the dentist, at least they numb my mouth. The gyno hurts every, single, time, and I can’t get used to it. Maybe it’s just me, but I absolutely dread the gyno.

    Post # 11
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    750 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I hate, hate, hate the dentist. It always hurts. Gynecologist only hurts when he takes a biopsy.

    Post # 12
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    1675 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I HATE going to the doctor (any doctor, not just for the lady parts!).

    I, for some reason, have never minded the dentist. In fact, I have been known to fall asleep at the dentist.

    I would SO prefer to show people my mouth than my hoo-ha.

    Post # 13
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    2404 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    wow, i must be in the minority here but i’d rather go to the dentist anyday!!! i have way more anxiety of the gyno….waaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyy more. I dread it all year. Heck gimme a root canal instead!!

    (i am biased though cause Fiance is a dentist) Smile

    Post # 14
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    2015 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2009

    I don’t mind the gyno at all. It’s so easy, quick (umm, hello, the whole thing takes like 60 seconds) and always pain-free.

    The dentist, on the other hand, is always painful. I truly hate it. I’ll also admit, it’s been a few years since I’ve gone because I dread it that much. I’ve had awful experiences with dentists poking at my gums and stuff. Just thinking about it gives me anxiety.

    Post # 15
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    5670 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

    The gyno only takes two second, but a cleaning can be up to an hour! I stopped going to the dentist for about 5 yrs because I have such extreme anxiety, but I go to the gyno 2x per year without a problem. Good luck!

    Post # 16
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    4382 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2010 - Ceremony - First United Methodist Church; Reception - My parents' house!

    I haaaate the dentistttttt.

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