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Panic attack due to urinary tract infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Urinary and Bladder Problems
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User :   Hey. I have been diagnosed with a suspected UTI. I have suffered these before and doubt that this is correct. I have pressure on my head, a foggy head, inability to think clearly and am completely derealized and depersonalisation. I spend every moment thinking im going to die. Its not like any panic attack ive ever suffered because now my body is suffering aswell. Help.
Doctor :   Hi,
User :   hi
User :   I have been diagnosed with a suspected UTI. I have suffered these before and doubt that this is correct. I have pressure on my head, a foggy head, inability to think clearly and am completely derealized and depersonalisated. I spend every moment thinking im going to die. Its not like any panic attack ive ever suffered because now my body is suffering aswell. Help.
Doctor :   I do not think UTI is a direct cause of your problems
User :   what do you suggest?
Doctor :   Have you tried any conservative methods like Meditation ?
User :   not really
Doctor :   do try , it will help
Doctor :   i too do not feel its anxiety disorder or a panic attack
User :   what would you feel it is?
Doctor :   its just a deviation from normal , mind asking for change , its not any psychiatric illness
User :   i dont understand. what do you mean by change
Doctor :   its the negative thinking , and the illness ( uti ) aggravating the thought
Doctor :   you have to forget about it
Doctor :   i mean about the belief that your health is bad
User :   i cant. when i try to forget about it, the belief gets worse. my head is all over the place
Doctor :   that why you have to avoid loneliness , and engage yourself in activities like Yoga , meditation , recreational activities
User :   im never lonely/ i always have somebody around me
Doctor :   do you ever discuss about your health with the people around you ?
User :   yes but they all think im being stupid. they dont understand how i am feeling
Doctor :   do not discuss
Doctor :   discussing with them and their opinion about you may be or your health may have bad effect on you
User :   who should i speak to then. doctors dont listen
Doctor :   Go for a new doctor
Doctor :   even a psychiatrist
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