Coping with test pain, discomfort, and anxiety

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Overview

Nobody particularly enjoys either having blood taken from them or having to provide a urine or stool sample, but a pathology test conducted on a small sample collected from your body can give your doctor information that can improve the quality of your life or even save it.

If undergoing pathology tests makes you or someone you care for anxious, embarrassed, or even difficult to manage, read these articles for some general tips on how to make the sample collection experience more positive and less stressful.

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