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i'm 17 and i've been anxious for the last 2 months now
i don't get around much, i am homeschooled so this probably adds fuel to the fire
a month ago i noticed my thigh feeling weird and itchy, my first thought was a blood clot, i eventually googled the symtomps and read it can cause a pulmonary embolism and got very scared, i then somehow got my mind off it.
the next morning i woke up, i moved my shoulder weird and think i pulled it and it caused pain around my shoulder to my pec muscle, but because i thought i had a bloot clot the day before, it made me think i now have a pulmonary embolism.
the same morning i went out and got groceries, with the constant fear of PE i noticed sharp chest pains when moving, and sharp chest pains around the pec muscle.
the next few days the chest pain was only when moving my shoulder, i told my mom and she said it could be a torn rotater cuff, a few days later then the shoulder and chest pain went away
a week after that i developed a fear of DVT happening in my legs, this fear caused me to believe any feeling i have in my legs is an instant DVT, i now have this fear for the next few weeks to come
now, a few weeks later, and a few days ago i was anxious in the car thinking about PE and started shaking, i then randomly got sharp chest pain in my middle of my chest, around the xiphoid process, maybe a bit above it.
the sharp pain occurred around the same area 2 times later that day, one of which i could predict it was about to happen again because i felt very anxious
2 days later and i am typing this
i still have the slight shoulder pain, i do get slight chest pain when moving my shoulder
ive googled so many stories about PE and DVTs, they scare me, one that scared me the most is someone had a PE and he didn't know and it built up for months without triggering any pain but then people say the pain is so painful that you will know when it occurs
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