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Pressure in the left side of head due to anxiety - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi im 20 years of age female, ive been suffering badly with anxiety for a year now, i have HEALTH anxiety, i got better for a few months but now its started again, i think i have a brain tumor, i gat pressure at the left side of my head that comes and goes, i feel weak my muscles feel weak and shaky some times i feel like im off balance my eyes are seeing spots and stripes my ears feel funny too, i just feel detatched from my surroundings like its not real, im not like this everytime just comes and goes, the more i think about it the worse it gets , could this just be my anxiety getting out of control, to look at me at me i look normal but dunt feel it, my mum promises me theres nothing wrong, so why these awful symptoms, the more i think about them i feel my self gettin nervous please help!!
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I Am Dr. xxxx
Doctor :   Iam reading your query
Doctor :   For how many days you were treated before?
User :   treated??
Doctor :   Were you treated for Anxity before?
User :   oh yes sorry, i came of them my self, after only a couple of month coz i didnt like taking the antidepressents then i had counselling but stopped going
User :   i was on beta blockers too
Doctor :   How long ago you stopped medicines?
Doctor :   When was your last consultation with psychiatrist?
User :   i stopped my medicines in march i think and same for psychiatrist
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Was the Psychiatrist treating for depression or anxity or some thing else?
User :   anxiety
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide your Age,
Occupation, Marital status
User :   20, cleaner and single
Doctor :   Thank you
Doctor :   Even though counseling, behavioral modification, psychotherapy works , you need to be on medicines
Doctor :   Were you doing better on antidepressants?
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