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Is this all in my head?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • October 11, 2010
  • 00:33 PM

I recently got back from America where I spent my summer for 3 months and loved every minute. It was quite a dramatic change when I returned and was no longer always busy and I missed it. Ever since I got back a month ago I've had one health problem after another and have convinced myself im suffering a variety of different life-threatening disorders. Ive been upset and down quite a lot. I was wondering if anyone had any thoughts on whether the majority of what I have been experiencing is mental?

Problems include:
- 2 cases of Impetigo
- chest pains/breathlessness/palpatations
- dizziness and lightheadedness
- a sore throat ive had for 3 weeks and each time i see the doctor they say its red but probably just because im run down
-abdominal pain and cramps especially before i visit the toilet
-tiredness and fatigue
- thrush
- A Cough and cold
- joint and muscle pain

I feel like every time i visit the doctor they dont really take my concerns very seriously! and will only focus on one or two symptoms so that i am left worrying about the rest. theyve only just agreed to do a blood test in case its glandular fever. i generally just feel awful and its getting me down. i know i sometimes overly worry about myself and have been a slight hyperchondriac in the past but i cannot even begin to try and sort myself out when i feel healthcare professionals arent even willing to investigate my symptoms thoroughly. i just dont know what to do.

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