severe health anxiety

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ive also got to add that i have no tingling or numbness. ive had all the cancers and brain tumours and now im convinced i have a cancerous spinal tumour thats spreading to other places. im on 0.75mg xanax i was on setraline but the side effects were so bad i had to come off it and citrolopam was worse i dont know what to do i get sympton after sympton

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    I feel for you health anxiety awful people don't understand I not been able to go to work for 3 months due to this I work in the hospital and worry all the time I am there about what if I collapse and imagine if they had resusetate me I even scared going to the hospital for tests so avoid it I got a meeting at work next week about my sickness and will have to go in there I on citalapram and diazapam 2mg 2 times a day my doctors won't send me for any tests I having constant head pains and burning right ear so my worry going worse I going try get some money go private I not enjoying any of my days at all I go to support group and do Mindfull ness course as well I doing everything to try get right but it's these pains making me worse any advise be helpful

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    Hi Elaine is the Xanax helping you
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      im taking 0.25 mg 3 times a day but now i thimmk its not working so well the dr said i än take take a whole tablet thatl be 1 and a half mg daily. im a bit scared to. he prescribed setraline before but i couldnt take the side effects. how can i taper off 0.75 mg xanax? ive only been taking it a month. do u know ?

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      that niggly on and off mid back pain has been on my mind and asa i wake up im thinking i got a spinal tumour i think about it so much 24/7 this is one of my new symptons. i get 1 after the other what about u? does ur medication work?
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      Hi Elaine how are you doing today my GP reduced my diazapam now to 2 a day not 3 now so I will stay on them now for a few months before I reduce anymore my citalapram as been 6 weeks now I was very scared of taking them more than the diazapam but I take it every morning now I sure that I should be ok with them now only on a 10mg dose I have had a lot tingling today face head arm but I am trying not to worry but that is hard / we will all get there we strong people xx
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    F you are having back pains have you gone and checked it out? Be ause worrying makes it twenty times worse then getting a scan. Tapperring off xanax is a slow and steady thing and your doctor ahould be advised. Benzos have potent withdrawls so best to tell your doctor and he will advise you.
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