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I just recently joined so if I'm posting in the wrong forum please excuse me! This may get slightly long so please bare with me.
Background info: I'm 25 (will be 26 in a few short months) and have always considered myself pretty healthy apart from some chronic digestive issues I suffered during middle school that I eventually sorted out myself.
I'm the type of person that normally never runs to the doctor for every ache and pain unless it's persistent and isn't going away.
Well last month, with my luck, I somehow managed to contract a nasal staph infection. Now, I normally Dr. Google everything and I've usually been on the money the past few times I've been ill.
I went to the doctors and was prescribed a strong medication 500 MG 4x/day for 7 days. It cleared up.
It's been just my luck this 2 weeks ago I contracted a strep infection seeing as everyone around me was horribly sick. I was given 500mg amoxicillin 3x/day for 10 days. Just finished it 3 days ago.
This is where my anxiety comes in. Shortly after the amoxicillin I debeloved a chest cough and chest pain. It persisted so I got it checked and told the doctor my right side was bothering me. He checked me over and said my lungs and chest were clear and said it was likely muscle strain from coughing and said take advil.
Shortly before finishing my meds I became constipated and it's been about 6 days and it hasn't let up much. I've also been having random pains on my right side, upper middle back and left side (very sporadically ). Well of course I went to Google and typed in my symptoms and everything points to pancreatic cancer!! I am now BEYOND convinced I have it! I wake up every day thinking "today is the day I have jaundice/severe pain on my side and am told I'm dying". I've been obsessively go ogling and had a breakdown 2 days ago where I cried hysterically for a good 3 hours.
My aunt passed away at 46 from it 10 years ago I'm sure of it. However, she smoked like a chimney, took random weight loss pills she got online and drank coffee and hardly ate. But knowing she got it has me convinced I have it now at 25.
I'm terrified at the idea of death. I want to go to the doctor but I'm scared of being dismissed. It doesn't help that my stools have been a dark green and now a brown/orange. Go ogling that has sent me into another spiral.
Can someone just offer a word or anything? This is taking over my everyday life. Thank you to anyone who bothered to read all that!
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