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I was wondering if anyone else dealt with being worried about a specific illness constantly. I have been constantly worried about having Pulmonary embolism, I had a DVT 2 years ago that was caused by knee surgery. I never dealt with anxiety until the last 3 months, since then I have been freaking out that I have an undiagnosed PE from a DVT.
I went and had ultra sounds done on both calves and a d-dimer on my blood, also had a chest xray. No evidence of clots and no clotting in my blood, yet I still get freaked out that I might have something going on. I get chest pains then I start thinking it's from a PR and then I start analyzing my legs and breathing deep and seeing if I feel any pain from it which then gIves me real chest pain from trying to breath deep and thus the cycle continues.
Anyways, the chances of a recurring DVT are very minimal when they were brought on by a surgery but I just keep getting stuck on this specific problem. Does anyone have any helpful tips on getting through this and how to keep my mind at ease. I'm sure I'll find something new to freak out about later on but this has been getting to me and won't leave!
Thanks for responses
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