People Explain The Thing That's Not Quite Right About Their Body But Not Serious Enough To See A Doctor About
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The body is amazing thing. It can create life, run hundreds of miles and devour two chocolate cakes in one sitting. That's why we're told so often to take care of it and treat it like a temple. Which, truthfully most of us neglect to do. We have to stay on top of it's progress, and check it frequently for oddities and signs of trouble. But sometimes we discover oddities we just have to live with. The body is not perfect. (Unless you're Michael B. Jordan) And there sections that may be slightly... off. But no need to panic.

Redditor u/BeetleTooth4247 was hoping everyone was willing to share a few deets about personal anatomy by asking.... What's something that's not right about your body, but not serious enough to go to a doctor about?

The Catch

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I have a catch in my throat when I breathe- if I don't hit that catch I feel like I haven't gotten enough air. This means I take huge, deep breaths all the time, and it gets even worse with exercise. Doc says it ain't asthma, and he can't do anything about it so I just gave up on finding an answer.

AssociationJumpy

What I See

Sometimes I suddenly hear the void of nothing in one ear, and then sound slowly readjusts over a couple seconds.

And sometimes I notice that my eyes don't see objects as the same colors.

Weird but not really a problem so we just carry on.

Tvix

Kaboom!!

I experience something that's called "exploding head syndrome", something that is much less severe than the name might imply. Basically, sometimes, right as I'm on the edge of sleep, I'll hear a loud auditory hallucination that jolts me back awake. Pretty rare though - only happens to me maybe once a month.

The_sad_zebra

Streaked

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I've had a white section of hair since I was like 13. No clue why, it's just a part of my hair that grows without pigment. The rest is dark brown almost black.

Not_TheOriginal_Nico

The Upside Down

I have a bifid uvula (looks like a little upside-down heart that's hanging in the back of your mouth). I never had any problems from it, and it definitely wasn't caused by any of the things listed in the article I linked, but there it is.

Funny thing is, my twin has a normal uvula, and we're identical twins.

JustAnotherAviatrix

I'm a Mess

I have a minor issue in my right knee, a third (but tiny) nipple under my normal sized right one (which is slightly higher placed than the one on my left), asymmetrical abs and a slight'y blurry vision in my left eye.

Not necessarily wrong, but weird I guess.

Luke_of_the_D

textured palms....

The texture of the skin on my right palm changed after I was sick back in March - sometimes it's "bubbly" and really itchy, sometimes it looks just really tight and "glossy" and sometimes it's so dry that the skin is cracking up. I can definitely see a difference between the right and the left one, the little "roads" (fingerprints? on the palm) on my right palm aren't as visible anymore.

vittuillaan

The Talking Body

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My left knee and left elbow. Both had dislocation injuries.

I can tell about 2 days before the weather is going to turn to crap.

I remember one day I was complaining about my knee aching, and said "oh we're gonna have a storm in a few days." and he looked at me like I was crazy, pulled the weather up on his phone and was like "this says it's going to be sunny all week..."

Two days later a tornado hit our town. I'm like a chubby great value Shakira, these joints don't lie.

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My Butt Flesh

I used to have a hedgehog named Velcro. I'd let him run around on my bed. One morning I slid out of bed and got a sharp pain in my left ass cheek. I walked to the bathroom and saw that I had a half inch of quill lodged firmly in my haunch. I pulled out what I could and thought I got it all. It wept a few times and eventually healed.

It been 20 years, and I still have a scab on my butt that falls off once a month, and comes back in a few days. I can feel there's something deep under the skin, but because of the bad angle, there's no way I can take care of it without a dermatologist's help.

Kaladrax182

Bad Foot

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There's an indent on my right foot where a horse stepped on it. I never went to a doctor about it and I assume it is in fact broken but it's been almost 20 years.

starkpaella

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