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What makes you think that you have these serious diagnoses?
I mean what are your symptoms?
please let me know.
I feel really really spaced out, confused and just weak. Its been 6 weeks like this now
Trust me, if you had a brain abscess you would not be here talking to me.
Brain abscess is something very serious with high grade fever and some neurological deficit you may experience weakness of some part of your body like a limp arm or leg etc.
Feel spaced out and confused does require further workup .
You need a complete blood work up to have a look at your blood counts, your biochemical profile i.e. to look at various indicators to see how your liver and kidney are functioning.
Idont have those but when i read up it said they were symptoms
Trust me you do not have a brain abscess.
HIGHLY UNLIKELY indeed
Ive had those bloods done and they were finr
ok that is good
Have you been under a lot of stress recently?
Do you have any other medical problems?
Are you on any medications currently?
No not really and no other medical problems
What is your age and gender?
Im 27 female
Have you had your thyroid hormones checked in the blood test?
Yeh i had full blood count, thyroid, liver, kidneys, sugar lever done
What kind of doctors have you been to ? Just your GP?
Yeh my gp
What does he say is the most likely cause of your symptoms?
They dont know which is frustrating
Have you had some major changes in your life recently?
Or increased stress recently?
Im pregnant and due in a couple of months
oh ok, so that could very well be the reason.
Pregnancy in itself can cause such symptoms and these go away after delivery.
and these changes are most likely hormonal
Is there any possibility it could be a brain condition?
Your brain is fine.
But thats where all my symptoms are. I feel like i cant function and everything around me looks weird
There is nothing physically wrong with the brain, trust me, but the hormonal changes can cause such symptoms.
It may feel as though your symptoms are brain related but they are not.
What would i be experiencing if it was the brain? Sorry im.just so sure this is a physical condition
You would have a limp arm or a limp leg etc.
Or weakness or any part of the body, numbness etc.
I feel numb in my head and feel like im.not here
I understand but that is not something related to something in the brain.
It may have to do with chemicals in the brain but nothing like a tumor or an abscess etc.
The best way to describe it is i feel like im either going to go unconscious at any minute or faint
I understand, I am of the opinion that these are pregnancy related.
And you should improve after your delivery.
So what would that be if its the chemicals?
Its similar to depression or anxiety that also happens due to chemical changes.
So its kinda similar to that
I think it should improve after delivery
Can anxiety and depression make you really ill like this?
Ive got until april till i have the baby. I cant live like this till then
It is a tough situation.
It would be well worth it consulting a psychiatrist.
May be he/she can offer some help
Its so so bad though im sitting in bed now and dont feel like im.going to survive the day its that bad
I understand your situation
What if it is serious and im.dying
I assure you it is nothing serious, had that been the case your doctors would have found something in the tests that you have had done.
All your tests were normal
So there is nothing serious.
That is .
Even if its to do with the brain? Would that have come up on tests?
Well, if it were a brain abscess, your white cell count would have been sky high on the blood counts
Right so it would have shown up
Ive felt like this weeks now would other symptoms be present if serious?
I just find it so hard to believe its nothing with how ill i feel
i understand, I would have felt the same way.
Quite often we do feel very sick and all tests come back normal.
It is hard to believe but you are okay.
Can you promise me that and promise you are a real doctor?
Im just really scared
I am a real doctor.
Our documents have been verified on this website.
So you can be rest assured I am a real doctor
So if you were my doctor what would you suggest i do to feel better?
Well considering that you are pregnant I would suggest that you should just take some extra multivitamin pills. Something like centrum.
I would not start any tablets at the moment.
However I would refer you to a psychiatrist .
What will centrum do?
multivitamins are required in pregnancy and they may or may not help.
But it is worth a try
Can you assure me i wont die?
Yes you will not die.You can be rest assured.
Had it been anything serious you would have already been in the heavens in six weeks time
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What if its a slow acting illness?
Trust me it is nothing serious.
It is your anxiety and hypochondriasis that is getting the better of you.
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How can you be so sure its nothing serious? Thats what i need to know. I cant describe how spaced out, ill, weak.and unable yo cope with this i am.
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But it feels like the spaciness not there feeling is getting worse all the time. Does this not mean its progressing and could be something.
I cant even settle sitting on the sofa its that bad. I feel like i could die any minute
If it was an abscess how long does it take to develop? I still think this is what it is
I feel like im nearly unconscious all day. I also find it hard to describe how i feel so scared something is being missed?
What can i do to function?
Its all to do with the same issue though. I just want to know what i can do