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I was told I have health anxiety about two months ago when I began experiencing chest pains in my right side, with that I found a lump in my breast and I was convinced I had breast cancer. I went to the doctors surgery numerous times and in the end I was referred to the breast clinic at the hospital where they told me that I was clear. Thankfully that anxiety went away and I thought that would be the end of it. After that It was lung cancer, liver cancer, bowel cancer pancreatic cancer and stomach cancer. Around two weeks ago I started experiencing a sore throat, I thought nothing over it for a few days before I felt the urge to take a look. I found that the back of my throat was inflamed with a small lump sitting to the right. Instantly I thought throat cancer and began relentlessly searching Google. Then I thought thyroid cancer, again Google played it's part. I went to the doctors and they told me that it's just a simple throat infection and told me it would go away on its own. A week later I was back in the doctors because it wasn't going away and I had found a swollen lymph node, which was in between firm and soft (if you know what I mean) and moveable. The node itself wasn't/isn't painful to touch but the area around is very painful. Again I visited Google and it came up with Lymphoma or Hogkins disease. The doc said it was due to an infection once again and he said it is definitely not lymphoma and gave me antibiotics finally. I've been on the antibiotics for nearly three days now and the symptoms aren't clearing up. The right side of my neck still feels swollen (but isn't visible) and the node Is still swollen with other little bumpy bits underneath going down towards my collarbone. My right shoulder and arm are painful and tingling/itching and also my chin and head is tingly and im getting pain in my chest. I'm so terrified that it may be lymphoma but then I don't know if it's my head telling me that and creating symptoms that aren't actually there ): I've visited the doctors 24 times in the last two months and they are referring me for counselling. But it feels like my symptoms are very much really. Are the doctors missing something or is it me? ):
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