I need some support. I have always been a very anxious person but believe I am struggling with health anxiety to the maximum and have been at a really high level of anxiety for the last 4-5 days.
There are two things that I think started this-
1. Last week I was on the antibiotic augmentin for dental issues and had a really bad reaction- which I now think was a panic attack. I was dizzy, felt like I was going to pass out and really was convinced I was dying. It was so scary I really feel traumatised by it.
2. A water drop on my head that wasn’t actually there. Yes I know it sounds crazy. But I was laying in bed and felt a distinct drop of water fall on my head. When I went to wipe it off my head was dry. So of course I googled it- and of course it led me to MS. And THEN, naturally, I have been feeling every symptom I read about since then 😭
I have now been terrified since that night that I have MS. I went to the Urgent care and told the Dr all my symptoms and he said it was severe anxiety and prescribed me lexapro. Logically I know all my symptoms didn’t start until I read about them, but how do I stop this constant terror and fear? Its been debilitating 😭
Anyone else have any similar experiences? My husband is so amazing and supportive but I feel really alone in this and like I’m going insane.