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I suffer from bad health anxiety So I’m a bit worried. I

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I suffer from bad health anxiety
So I’m a bit worried.I have pressure on the top of my head and back of neck and tight muscles, tight temples and if is more on the left side. A little dizzy and sick
Submitted: 12 days ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 12 days ago.

Hello, my name is***** and I shall be assisting you today. I'm reviewing your query & will get back to you shortly. Thank you for your patience.

Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 12 days ago.

This can be a stress headache or raised blood pressure can be the cause. I would recommend taking tylenol, taking lots of fluids and monitor your blood pressure. It should get better by taking tylenol so try to overcome stress as it would aggravate the situation.

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Customer: replied 12 days ago.
My Gp check my blood pressure and it is normal
I have had this headache for a week.
Do you think it is related to my anxiety
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Sometimes it cause facial pressure and ear pain
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 12 days ago.

Thanks for the reply.

It can be related to anxiety but if you have any flu-like symptom then sinusitis can be the cause. Taking tylenol CF should help. Take camomile tea as it is soothing. Try to overcome your anxiety.

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Customer: replied 12 days ago.
I’m scared incase it’s something serious
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 12 days ago.

It does not look anything serious as you have seen a doctor as well and he could not pick anything on examination so wait and watch for few days, it is most likely anxiety related.

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Customer: replied 12 days ago.
I’m scared incase it’s a brain tumour/ cyst
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 12 days ago.

Thanks for the reply.

It does not look like a brain tumor so do not be upset about it. Followup with your doctor if it does not get better in a week time.

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Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Can tension anxiety headache cause ear pain and dizzy and facial pressure
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 12 days ago.

Yes, it can cause these symptoms as well.

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Customer: replied 12 days ago.
Do you think it’s anything serious
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 12 days ago.

I think it is related to anxiety so do not stress yourself.

Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 10 days ago.

Please let me know if you have followup questions.

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
How long will all this take to go away ?
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 10 days ago.

It should get better in a week when stress is over.

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Best wishes.

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Will it only get better if I don’t have no anxiety
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 10 days ago.

Yes, if it is the cause.

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Do you think it is something else
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 10 days ago.

I do not think so.

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
I’m scared and worried
It’s Meniere's Disease
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
I’m so scared I cry all the time
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 10 days ago.

As I have told you already stress would make it worse and you can see a doctor for further reassurance.

Customer: replied 10 days ago.
They say it sounds like tension headaches
Customer: replied 10 days ago.
Do you think I have Meniere's Disease
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 8 days ago.

I am going to opt out and let another expert help you.

Expert:  DrVasavada replied 8 days ago.

Hi, just to be sure, please also get referral to ENT specialist and go for tests like MRI to rule out Acoustic Neuroma like condition in light of ear and face related pain, dizziness etc.

Good luck.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
I’m scared , I’m going to die
I’m scared in case it’s a brain tumour, or brain cyst, Meniere's Disease
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 7 days ago.

Any of these three conditions are treatable.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Do you think it’s a brain tumour, brain cyst ?I suffer with health anxiety
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 7 days ago.

Brain tumor has vomiting, severe headache and visual problems with symptoms increasing day by day. History does not suggest such. Please take deep breaths and exercise indoor - outdoor to alley anxiety.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Do you think I have something serious?
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 7 days ago.

No. You will be fine.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
I’m so scared
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 7 days ago.

Please give positive rating and then also chat shall continue.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Do you think it could be labyrinthitis
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 7 days ago.

Virus can affect many areas of throat and ears including labyrinth. Yes, could be. Rate positively.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
I went to my doctor
And he checked my earsHe said I have labyrinthitis and said it can last for weeks .He won’t do a MRI
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 7 days ago.

Please persist with him by periodic visits for re-checkup. Good luck.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Do you think it’s something serious
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 7 days ago.

No.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
Are you being honestI know I’m scared
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 7 days ago.

Serious illness comes with least notice and any lingering symptom is not serious.

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
I’m scared incase it’s a tumour in my ear.
Or a cyst in my brain
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 7 days ago.

A short one week history never raises these diagnoses for consideration.

Expert:  DrVasavada replied 7 days ago.

High time you gave positive rating!

Customer: replied 7 days ago.
What do you mean ?
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 7 days ago.

We get recompensed with positive rating.

Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Do you think I have a tumour in my ear ?
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
I’m worried incase it’s the blood flow to my brain
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 6 days ago.

No unless you are deaf on that side.

Headache can be due to blood vessels.

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Do you think I have something serious?
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 5 days ago.

Not at present. And one has to accept that one never knows what happens tomorrow.

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
That don’t help my anxiety
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
What do you think is wrong with me ?
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 5 days ago.

Difficult to say without examination in person and tests.

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
My doctor won’t do a mriAnd I’m scared it’s something serious and it’s making my anxiety worse .
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
worried incase it’s Intracranial hypertensionI don’t have high blood pressure my blood pressure is normal
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 5 days ago.

Intracranial pressure has vomiting, severe headache.

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
I scared incase not enough blood is getting to my brain .
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
I have all this for 3 weeks
And it is really making me scared .
And my doctor won’t do a mri scan .I don’t know what to do
I don’t want to die
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 5 days ago.

Record symptoms, weigh yourself twice weekly and report if losing any weight or other alarming new symptom.

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Do you think I have something serious?
Be honest
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 5 days ago.

Not the least.

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
What you mean ?
Customer: replied 5 days ago.
My symptoms are tight neck and back muscles, head pressure and tight temples
Ear pressure and dizzy when lay on my left side .
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 5 days ago.

If possible please see an ENT specialist in private practice.

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Do you think it’s serious
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 5 days ago.

No but helps allay anxiety, fear.

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
What do you mean ?
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 5 days ago.

Diagnosis can be decided.

Customer: replied 5 days ago.
Do you think it could be my anxiety doing it ?
Customer: replied 3 days ago.
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 3 days ago.

5 * positive rating please.

Customer: replied 3 days ago.
Do you think it’s all my anxiety doing this ?
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 3 days ago.

No

Customer: replied 3 days ago.
Do you think it’s something serious?
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 3 days ago.

No.

Customer: replied 2 days ago.
Do you think it’s meniere disease.
Customer: replied 1 day ago.
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 1 day ago.

Could be. Rating positively is advised before going on further please.

Customer: replied 1 day ago.
Is that serious
Customer: replied 1 day ago.
Do you think it’s meniere disease. Or my anxiety
Customer: replied 23 hours ago.
will a brain MRI scan show if I have Acoustic Neuroma
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 15 hours ago.

Chat post positive rating.

Customer: replied 11 hours ago.