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Who doesn't know that women are more likely to seek medical care than men? But why?

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In brief: Social cultural ego

Not only do women seek medical care more often than men, they also generally have a much higher tolerance for pain.
...Thus the reason women are the ones who give birth. Probably the same reason men do not like to stop and ask for directions... It could create a dent in their ego. Also men do not like to show vulnerability and certainly do not want to show any reaction to pain.

In brief: Social cultural ego

Not only do women seek medical care more often than men, they also generally have a much higher tolerance for pain.
...Thus the reason women are the ones who give birth. Probably the same reason men do not like to stop and ask for directions... It could create a dent in their ego. Also men do not like to show vulnerability and certainly do not want to show any reaction to pain.
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