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Just writing this to see if anyone else has the same issues while also typing/talking about it seems to help soothe anxiety and stress. I am a 35 year old male, in good health . July of 2018 I started getting indegestion and hearth burn. I made the huge mistake of looking up my symptoms. WedMD says stomach cancer, and my mind ran with it. GP put me on anxiety meds, and I was stressed out. The first time I saw my GI he laughed at me, said I have 2 small kids and my wife stays at home, my stress is probably causing it. Also if I lost some weight it would also help. Symptoms IMMEDIATELY stopped. When I started my car my stomach roared with hunger pains and all was well for a few weeks. A few weeks later my mind started wandering again as I felt a cramp like sensation and popping under my rib cage. Ultrasound, CT scan , and all negative all organs healthy and normal. I had hemmerhoids in late november and started freaking out again, Colonoscopy in December 2018 negative stomach again returned to normal. For the last month I have been getting bloated occasionally , not sure if actual bloating or just I am acutely aware of my stomach now. In any event I have an endoscopy on Friday March 1st, 2019. I am 99% sure it will be negative, and will be seeing a health anxiety counselor. I think many of us using the internet are our own worst enemies. I have not even had the endo and I am wondering about gallbladder tests and or if its throat/lung cancer. I notice on days I am home with my family, on vacation or even very busy at work I do not even notice any symptoms. Its when I have time to think I wander into places on the internet I know I should not. Just seeing if anyone else has the same feelings or experiences.
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