Medical slang for a person who turns up to a doctor's clinic or hospital emergency department apparently in extreme pain, who really just wants a dose of morphine or pethidine. Often associated with many horrible past and present life experiences that would usually elicit sympathy but not at 2 am on night shift.
Triage nurse: "That guy says he has a kidney stone but I think he's a seeker. I've put him down as category 3."
Intern: Let's hope he gets bored and buggers off to some other ED, or at least gets seen by someone other than me."
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