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So basically, I get diarrhea when I'm nervous. And I get nervous every time I go to the dentist. This is a killer combo for someone who suffers from leaky gas. (which I would describe as gas related incontinence) I'm pretty sure I'm their least favorite patient at this point. Not that I blame her, but the hygienist doesn't even talk to me anymore. I did however notice one of her coworkers try to sniff me as I left the office one day. Good times. I can't wait to go back next week for a cleaning.

Any thoughts or advice on my predicament?
 

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I've found if everything's completely emptied out of my system I have significantly less gas incontinence. So I usually spend the day before big events starving myself and drinking only water
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really not healthy but it makes a big difference...

How did your dentist appt end up going?
 

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So sorry for you. I've also heard that when you're nervous this might lead to diarrhea and other digestive disorders. I can only advise you to not be afraid of dentists because in any case, you will be given anesthesia. Every time I go to my dentist, to whom I have been going for three years, I tell him about everything that bothers me about my teeth, so he understands exactly how to treat them and from what. I started getting cavities when I was 16 and since then it has spread to almost all my teeth and I have to go to the dentist every year and clean it. I can recommend my dentist, he is a professional and experienced one, you can find him here https://jeffreygrossdds.com/services/invisible-orthodontics-lake-county-ohio/.
 

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This issue for me started why back in High School and has affected my entire life every sense.

I know what you mean when it comes to all of the negative encounters over the years. The

Doctors so far just seem to be clueless about what to do for me. Hang in There.
 

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So basically, I get diarrhea when I'm nervous. And I get nervous every time I go to the dentist. This is a killer combo for someone who suffers from leaky gas. (which I would describe as gas related incontinence) I'm pretty sure I'm their least favorite patient at this point. Not that I blame her, but the hygienist doesn't even talk to me anymore. I did however notice one of her coworkers try to sniff me as I left the office one day. Good times. I can't wait to go back next week for a cleaning.

Any thoughts or advice on my predicament?
As someone who has spent hundreds of 9 hour days being slated in offices, I respectfully say just go to the dentist and leak gas... it's once a year at the dentist at most right?
 

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I don't understand at all how a doctor can be so intolerant of his patient, and it doesn't matter if it's a dentist or a therapist. I am sorry that you have encountered such behavior on the part of the medical staff in your address. I think it's completely unacceptable. If I were you, I would look for a more tolerant clinic and a specialist, but at the same time I would improve my dental care at home. I don't mean that you should not go to the doctor, but, believe me, a good home care will reduce this need for you. I personally use waterpik wp-660 after basic care, and the need to visit a specialist has decreased dramatically. I hope that you will not have similar situations again, all the best to you
 

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From my perspective, that's an unprofessional specialist you're talking about if it makes you feel so uncomfortable with yourself. It's a health condition your body created that you can not control, so the people around you acting strange makes it even worse. I advise you to find yourself another dentistry that possesses well-trained specialists who'll do their job without making fun of you. All things are possible, and it is not right to categorize someone as "my least favorite patient" instead of trying to comfort them and make them feel happier with themselves.
 

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I have been working as a dentist for seven years now, and I don't regret choosing this profession. At first, it was difficult, I even wanted to quit, but I set myself a goal and was on my way. The courses that I took at Accelerate My Practice - Dental Consulting and Coaching helped me to improve my skills. I also chose this profession because I always liked working with my hands, creating some products, and doing creative work. The job of a dentist involves constant work with small elements, requiring maximum accuracy and precision.
 

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Extreme anxiety and leaky gas are very common to all people. No one is really not afraid of the dentist. I tend to think that I am that kind of person by I always find myself agitated whenever I have to do a procedure. I always sweat and fidget when I have to stay in that chair for a long time. This has since become a lot better because I started going to Orthodontist in Albany, NY | Braces and Invisalign® Clear Aligners | Smile Doctors Albany-Westgate and the doctors there and the atmosphere around them make me very comfortable. I haven't sweated once since I started getting my teeth treated there and I am very grateful for that.
 

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Next time, just tell them about your situation before the dentist appointment. If they laugh or somehow it's wrong to turn to you, then leave there. Although I have been working as a dental assistant for a year, and I have never seen such a thing that people have problems with the intestines in the case of nerves, I understand. When I'm nervous, I want to vomit, but lately, I haven't noticed this because I knew I read an article about dental assistants on this site -- How to Become a Dental Assistant - Salary, Training, Schools, Job Description. I found out that this is a very important job and I have to work in cold blood.
 
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