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I have several symptoms that I am getting very scared about.

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I have several symptoms that I am getting very scared about. Over The last 4-5 weeks the symptoms have worsened. From head to toe, I have a sore throat that doesn't turn into anything, I have pain down the right side of my throat too. I feel breathless and when I breath in and out I get pain in the lung area. Also chest feels tight as if being restricted.I'm getting sharp shooting pains down both arms, on and off, I have pains in my abdomen and I also keep going dizzy. I have a dull pressure like pain in my back passage. I am also tired and feel week a lot of the time.I am very scared that I have cancer somewhere but feel if I go to my doctor I will be told to go away and see what happens!! I'm afraid I am going to die. Please could you advise what can I do. Thank you
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

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I am sorry you are having these symptoms.

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you could be having acid reflux causing the sore throat.

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do you have symptoms of excessive anxiety or panic attacks in the past?

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excessive anxiety can often cause many of the symptoms you are having.

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that is good you are cutting down smoking. but if you are afraid you are going to get cancer, you should quit smoking all together.

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hello?

Customer: I don't really suffer with anxiety or panic attacks now, I have in the past but this all feels very different. I have lost almost 12lbs in the last 8 weeks without trying too. I think that's theist significant part that has prompted me to find out what's really going on.
Dr. David :

I see.

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have you lost your appetite recently?

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are you eating less?

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you might be high in your thyroid hormone levels

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high thyroid hormone levels can cause weight loss.

Customer: My eating habits haven't changed really,
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then I would see your doctor and get your thyroid hormone levels checked

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to see if you might be hyperthyroid .

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I was hyperthyroid without even knowing it and it caused fast heart rate and weight loss for me.

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hello?

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do you have any other questions?

Customer: I will seem dr, thank you
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