Why do women love talking about their ailments and men just don ?

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May 2013
11:53am, 3 May 2013
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Johnny Blaze
Speaking of which, I have had a massive shooting pain right up my left leg for at least a day now. But I mustn't grumble.
May 2013
12:00pm, 3 May 2013
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Jambomo
It's such a shame that today's man has 1000000000000000000%* evolved away from the hunter/gatherer type of yesteryear to the whinging office boys of modern life, ain't it DeeGee ;)

*conservative estimate.
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12:01pm, 3 May 2013
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mulbs
*can crabs hoot?
May 2013
12:02pm, 3 May 2013
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sheri3004
Of course there is a stereotype that men have to be dragged kicking and screaming to the doctor while women can't stay away from the place. Not my experience, I have to say, but perhaps one of the GPs among us could comment on the truth of this?
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12:02pm, 3 May 2013
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JenL
We can make the effort when necessary, mulbs ;-)
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12:03pm, 3 May 2013
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mulbs
Perfect answer JenL :-)
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12:06pm, 3 May 2013
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JenL
I would say that hypochondria is not gender-specific, perhaps not even gender-related. It's like most things: it's how you use it that counts.
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Johnny Blaze
I count myself fortunate that hypochondria is the one ailment I don't suffer from.

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