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just quickly, can anxiety be prolonging my sore throat and

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just quickly, can anxiety be prolonging my sore throat and other symptoms...i meet most criteria for medical anxiety (hence being here!!)
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Yes, it absolutely can

anxiety is probably make it worse

You seem to be having a rough time with it

But I can assure you that you are likely negative
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I am having a really rough time with it Dr Phil. I just need to know if my symptoms and timescale fit. If so, im worried because I never get sore throats or colds etc. Especially as this one has no other symptoms, no headaches, fevers or night sweats etc. I know the only way for clarity is to be tested but it is 5 days until I know an answer and it's killing me. I'll probably be off work. It has taught me a big lesson. I really need your expert view on it.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
No I don't think they fit at all
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

what do you normally see Dr? I know you probably think I'm a terrible person, i'm really not, I'm just young and make stupid decisions sometimes..believe me ive learnt from this experience.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
I don't think that

I see fever, chills, rash, 10-14 days out
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

thanks, XXXXX XXXXX excellent again..but what is an internist?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
It's a GP for adults in the US
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