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Am i dying? Im concerned how im feeling?

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Am i dying? Im concerned how im feeling?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.

What do you mean
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Ive had blood tests done , kidneys, thyroid, anemia and sugar all ok. But i feel so weird and not here. It really feels like im.dying. can this be possible?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.

No.
This is most likely psychological.
But please list the tests you have had
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

They are listed above, i had blood tests things.

I feel so ill though its got to be physical?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
You need an ANA panel and sed rate.
This will rule out autoimmune disease.
B12 level.
Vitamin D level.
These are very often overlooked.
please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Whats a ana and sed rate?

Whats autoimmune disease? Is it life threatening?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

U still there?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Would it be possible to speak on live chat?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
No I can not change this to chat.
ANA and sed rate will show if there is any hidden illness, such as lupus, cancer, etc.......
these are not likely, but if those tests are normal, this is most likely psychological.
please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

How are these carried out?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Simple blood test, just like the ones you had already.
please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

I feel like im going to die tonight with how spaced out i feel. Its so so bad.

Am i going to die tonight?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.

I think we have worked on this question before, on a different account..isn't that right?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Possibly but i just want to know what is wrong with me?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
We do not diagnose on the site.
We answer specific questions.
Diagnosis requires your doctor who can examine you.
I have given you the other labs you need.
And, given our prior interaction, I think this is psychological and most likely needs psychotherapy or psychiatric evaluation.
I think we discussed this before, as I recall.
However, I would see what your doctor thinks, if he/she has not already told you this.
OK, so that is an initial answer….
Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

My doctor thinks anxiety and has referred me to psychiatrist.

Is there any specific illness that would cause these symptoms?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Generalized anxiety disorder is one.
That is psychiatrist to decide, there are other mood disorders as well.
With the tests you have had....and what I suggested...it is not a physical illness if they are all normal.
Please click a positive rating.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

If i was dying would my organs be shutting down? So my blood tests wouldnt of came back fine?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
Correct.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

So theres no way i could be dying? Even though i feel so spaced out and weird?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
We came to exactly this question last time.
According you the doctor that has examined you, no you are not.
A doctor that has not examined you can not tell you anything 100%.
The real issue is the anxiety, because asking your doctor, and asking us, is not taking away your symptoms.
You need to see a doctor who can effectively treat the problem, and if you are already starting this treatment, you need this week with that doctor.
From my at least two interactions with you on separate posts, I do not think you are dying at all.
I do think that you are in a catch 22, since asking us might give you some reassurance short while, but then the concern comes back.
Fear of death is something that can be treated, but needs treatment.
That is your next step.
OK, so that is an initial answer….
Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Ok so my doctor that examined me said im not dying. Ive spoken to a doctor today aswell.who said i would have other symptoms is this correct?

I just cant describe how spaced out, strange and not here i feel.

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
Yes your doctor is correct.
You can find me by request on a new post, in the medical category.
If you set up the question extensive and detailed answer, we can go into integrative aspects of how to help with anxiety.
. Thomas only" in the title.
And put a request lock to me on it.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

So just finally is that like vomiting, headaches, pain etc?

Is this spacey feeling ive got not a physical symptom?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
correct
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

So what is the spaciness/not there feeling if not a physical symptom please?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.

I have answered that already.
Anxiety, depression and many psychological problems can cause this.
See above.
This is the same thing we had happen the last time we talked.
I have explained all of this to you.
To get into extensive discussion about what you should do..please follow my previous directions.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Can it be so extreme i cant do anything and dont feel like im alive?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
Yes, and we have been over this as well.
So, please find me on a new post.
Or you can try to rate positive here
Thanks

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