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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   dr?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   i saw my psychiatrist
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Good
Doctor :   What was his opinion?
User :   he
User :   said im a bundleof nerves
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Which is very true.
Doctor :   Did he give you any medicines?
User :   i dont believe him eather ifeel adams apple is damaged or broke
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest that you start using it.
Doctor :   And rest assured
User :   i did already
Doctor :   Read up about hypochondriasis
User :   im still scared with my front of neck
User :   it feelsfood gets caught in it
Doctor :   It will help you to understand your problem better
Doctor :   that is not possible
User :   it feels like everything is clogged andcantbreathe
Doctor :   Thats probably due to a mixture of your cold and anxiety
User :   im worried my adams apple isnt working properly
User :   or hyoid bone is broke
Doctor :   That would manifest itself
User :   what u mean
User :   ?
Doctor :   You would know by now whether it is broken or not
Doctor :   It wouldnt present this way
User :   likei always cough and i feel my adams apple isthat nerves
User :   maybe something is wrong with larynx thats why it makes sounds?
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   That is found in everyone
User :   is that something towrry
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   It happens to everyone, it is normal
User :   what could that be
Doctor :   I suggest that you follow what your psychiatrist says and continue using prozac.
User :   but constantly happens that cause of always touching it
Doctor :   dont touch it ignore it
User :   could it really be damaged that area?
Doctor :   No
User :   by the way ibreath could doc tell ifesophagus is narrowed?
User :   with stehascope
Doctor :   It can be known in endoscopy which was already done to you and was normal
User :   i never had endoscopy
User :   i had laryngscopy
User :   in june
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   That shows that the larynx is normal
User :   wouldmyENT suggested an endoscopy?
Doctor :   It is not necessary, if you had a narrow esophagus you would have choking and difficulty in swallowing which you dont have.
User :   sometimes difficulty swallowing
User :   andchokcing but that may be nerves?
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   There would be serious difficulty in swallowing
User :   its not serious
Doctor :   Then there is nothing to worry about, your esophagis, larynx and trachea are all normal
Doctor :   you are very normal
Doctor :   why do you think that there is anything wrong with you?
User :   cause ifeelliek crap every day
Doctor :   Why?
User :   idn
Doctor :   Why do you feel like that?
User :   my dad andsis had surgery last two years ifig its my year and imnot goin to make it if ihad surgery
Doctor :   Think about it.
Doctor :   Why do you think you would be needing surgery?
User :   and i was suppose to be in the car with my mom when she died in car accident 8 years ago
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   I am sorry to hear this.
Doctor :   But it was an accident and there was nothing anyone could have done about it
User :   and when i was a kid i took care of my horribly sickgrandfather
Doctor :   Ok
User :   he had empasima andialways took care of him
User :   he was the greates guyto me
Doctor :   I hope you realise that if you feel this way continuously there are more chances that you would fall sick.
User :   thats prob why i got this cold
Doctor :   I understand that it is not easy to have gone through what you went through
Doctor :   but you just have to remain brave and stable.
Doctor :   Remember that you are not them
User :   its really hard
User :   i feel likei will be them anydaysoon
Doctor :   Thats what I am telling you
Doctor :   you are not them.
User :   everybody misses the old me
Doctor :   And even if something does happen you will be in a position to take care of yourself as you are a brave guy
User :   im just scared of my neck
User :   and adams apple
User :   thats why not breathing properly
Doctor :   There is no problem with it.
Doctor :   May be you should look at other people's necks and examine them\
User :   i did they look totally different
Doctor :   That is not true
Doctor :   all necks look the same
User :   not mine
User :   frontofmine looks flat as anything
Doctor :   That is because of the fat
Doctor :   If you lose weight, the neck contours will be more clearly seen
User :   oh well when i swallow it seems one side work and other dosent
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Doctor :   Hi
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User :   sorry
User :   dr i have a question
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
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