Friday, March 5, 2010

Don't panic

On a social networking site, a reputed doctor instead of putting on view his photo in profile, he posted a photo with a board on which in red bold letters was written ‘DON’T PANIC’. The board didn’t read in microscopic words ‘On seeing my bills’. :-D

I wanna know on seeing a doc how does one feel; start shivering that he will be giving injections and bitter medicines or have a feeling of relief that now the painful disease will be cured?

Statutory warning: ‘DON’T PANIC’ on reading my post. ;-D


  1. Nice question C :) I personally always pray that I don't have to a doc..never..not the doctor but the pills and injections scare me a lot ! In fact my dentist is my very good friend..but the treatment is too bad ;)

  2. I am fortunate to have a very reliable doctor of 20 years but I don't like the price it cost to see him.

  3. I didn't experience yet my Doc is a nice person and ..the bills part as it is covered by insurance!!! but its scary I know abt that!!

  4. Well... I think i make the decision when it comes down to it. The doctor's job is to tell you what is wrong and what are you options, and then you figure out what you can and cannot do.
    To me, its more like going to someone for advice :-)

  5. Well i would not say I feel panic.. But yeah I feel a bit when they have that injection and bring it towards you and then get a drop or two out.. That does panic me a bit ...

    otherthen that I think i am fine.. i have a high pain threshhold ..

  6. earlier i used to be relaxed .. but due to mistakes done by doctors I am wary.. I try to stay alert, ask many questions and make sure I double check info(regarding the ailment) from other doctor or net? or.. so its not fear of doctors or medicines its more like paranoia for their carelessness ..

  7. I dont really know that...but i guess part of em want to grab the after amounts.Will be vying for that..the rest are those sane ones!

  8. ...a wonderful read as always... thanks for sharing!!!:)

    Good day!!!:)

    A blessed weekend!!!:)


  9. Well.. have you ever panicked reading comments on posts ?


  10. thanks chandrika for peeking into my blog and also for having found a new friend... take care and have a wonderful week ahead...

  11. ohh any doc gives me the jitters, not that I am afraid of the medicines or the injectins but get scared abt what the diagnosis might be.

  12. lolz..that's a unique way of picking a primary photo on a social networking site

  13. Panic when visiting a dentist for Root canal treatment!!

  14. Actually, the doctor panics on seeing me....

  15. I'm terrified of needles..and I hate visiting doctors..but I guess its upto the doctors to take the 'panic' off us, ain't it??

  16. We usually consult our family physician.

    But recently We did a gall bladder surgery for my otherwise healthy mil who has no BP,sugar or any other problems at the age of 76. The surgeon of a premier Indian hospital ended up damaging her bile duct while performing a simple key hole surgery.
    My MIl had to suffer seriously for this act. She is now on stents which has to be changed every 6 months. Otherwise till the age of 76 she has never visited any hospital for her personal problems.

    From then on, I panic when i see the neon lit so called premier hospitals.

    Sorry for the rather long comment and thanks for dropping by my blog.

  17. :D
    stumbled across your blog

  18. ha ha ha.. i don't panic that much.. :)

  19. There are only two places in this world where we actually need to is the doctor and the other one is the School...I always panic when it comes to paying these two entities...where you always wonder I getting what I am paying for

  20. Hello Chandrika:)


    I only meet doctors when I am seriously ill. Otherwise I tried to avoid them. When I was yound I had a lot of confidence in them.Even now I have condence in them. But I always look at them with suspician that they will charge me more or make me undergo test which are not necessary so that the hospital will make money at my cost. Now days I find doctors have become great salesmen. They try to induce patients to take this test and that test so that they get a commission out of it. They have become purely commercial and the service motive is missing.

    Have a nice day Chandrika:)

  21. If it is a common ailment, I am not scared. If I am not sure what to expect, then I am nervous.

  22. My mother hates visiting a doctor. She thinks she is fit as a fiddle even though her body might not be the same like she was a couple of decades ago. We need doctors and they have spent good number of years studying the body, the diseases and its symptoms, the remedies that exist and many more. So, use them. What is money without life to spend it on? :-)

  23. It's rare to see a trustworthy doc these days... They can kill you lejally!!!

  24. attimes, docs themselves become a pain, but thanks to many efficient doctors,despite the fee we have paid, they have been life savers..embodiments of the noble profession!

    thanks for stopping by my blog and sharing ur comments.

  25. That reminds me of the dentist.. He makes me feel comfortable with his nice words, "It wud be ok... dont worry... it will take hardly 5 mins"

    Na... I never panic nor worry... And for a general physician I have a doctor in the family :)

  26. I go with the last one. I had experienced this one lately, and he is my family doctor, so i have no panic and wish to visit him to clear my doubts about symptoms.

  27. OMG...u just won't reply 2 comments, would u?

    half my mind is telling me 2 not comment here as a mark of protest, n the other its sleepy :¦

    n speaking of docs, i just remembered i need 2 visit the dentist

  28. On seeing a doc, I just pray he doesn't prescirbe an injection... I'm scared of that needle and that unsympathetic looking nurse who administers it!

  29. @ I'm Nu : Thanks N for being first. :) Good friend and scary dentist, sounds interesting.

    @ Margaret Cloud : Seeing a doctor is really costly these days. Thanks for ur lovely comment. :)

    @ Harman : Thanks! :) So most of us feel scary.

    @ (¯`•._.•[Raajii]•._.•´¯) : Yaeh very true, docs are very good advisors. Thanks a lot! :)

    @ Bikram : :) Thanks! :)

    @ Sankoobaba : Thanks a lot for sharing ur experiences. :) Sometimes mistakes can cause big problems.

    @ Madhu : Thankyou, so much. :)

    @ WINDOWLAD : A wonderful comment as always. Thanks for sharing. :) U too, Kelvin. :)

    @ Kavi : :) I have a fear for slow pace comments on my post. I love the high speed of comments. :) Thanks! :)

    @ Jayant Post : Welcome to my blog. Thanks for visiting mine. :) I am also happy to find a new friend. :)

    @ Uncommon Sense : Why? Thanks! :)

    @ Bhagyashree : Scary about the diagnosis and not docs. Thanks for sharing. :)

    @ ♫ Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ ♫ ayu ♫ Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ ♫ : Thanks u liked it. :)

    @ Sjmach : Thats really painful. Isn't it? Thanks! :)

    @ Ugich Konitari : Lol. Thanks! :)

    @ Varsh : Thanks for sharing ur views with us. :)

    @ asha : I love to read long comments. :) Thanks for sharing ur experiences. :) Keep visiting. :)

    @ Sorcerer : Thanks a lot! :)

    @ V. Archana : Great! :) Thanks! :)

    @ Kumar : Really u have a panic for school. Thanks! :)

    @ Joseph Pulikotil : Hello, Sir. Nice to meet u. :) Commercialisation of such things is really bad. Thanks for sharing. :)

    @ Rachna : Thanks Rachna. :)

    @ Vittaldas Prabhu : Thanks for sharing about ur mother. :) Nice thoughts about money and docs. :)

    @ Mama Zen : Thanks! :)

    @ Jon : Very true. Thanks! :)

    @ blueapple : They are like Gods, save our lives. :) Thanks! :)

    @ Suresh Kumar : A doc with soothing words. :) Thanks! :)

    @ Jeevan : Thanks Jeevan. :)

    @ blunt edges : My half mind is telling to thank you for ur comment and the other half is telling to say sorry for delay in replying to comments. :)

    @ PNA : Nice to know that u have no fear for handsome and smart doctors. ;-) Thanks! :)

  30. Firstly, i dont go unless and untill i just cant hep..

    secondly, i feel a lil scared of those bloood tests or injections they would prescribe, but am getting over it, though i just cant look at the needle thats gonna drink my blood mercilessly..

    Thirdly, i go to a dr to truly feeel relieved and hoping to get well soooooon..

    ya the bill matters!! here especially caz its very expensive!! but health comes first.

    i wish to die before being torn into piecies by some drs and their knives!! thats my only prayer to god regarding choice of death.. i wanna die unexpected.

    guess my comment is longer than ur post. sorry!

  31. @ SindhuBhairavi : I love long comments so no need for appologies rather I should be thankful to u for ur long comment. :) Thanks a lot for sharing ur experiences and views. :)