So about a month ago I got a pretty bad cough and along with that came a boil (or what I think is/was a boil) on my neck. On New Years Eve, it got huge, red and started to hurt! It only got worse the next day when I was headed out of town with my boyfriend... within 30 minutes of departing his house, I started to feel tightness in my chest, and then I had what I think was a panic attack. Feeling breathless, suddenly really sweaty and clammy, and felt like I was going to lose my mind! This happened 3 times on our 2 and half hour drive. When we returned, I went to the doctor the next day and she assumed I just had bad bronchitis (the bad cough) and gave me some medications for that as my blood pressure and lungs sounded fine. I had one more mild attack that evening, feeling like I was going to lose my mind or die. I calmed myself down and went to bed. Throughout the next few weeks it got better, but I still had the tight chest, but felt okay about it because I had bronchitis... then out of know where, three weeks later, I start to feel the same way! Tightness in the chest, especially when I lay down, and a feeling of impending doom, like my heart is bad or my brain is bad and I can't stop thinking about it, and googling it. This morning, I woke up with a mysterious brown/iodine looking stains on the palms of my hands and fingers. It looked like I was staining wood and didn't wash my hands, but I did no such thing! What are these symptoms? I feel like it is not much like regular anxiety as my heart doesn't beat faster, it stays pretty normal, I just feel like I can feel everything. My chest, my face, mouth, my head. It's driving me insane! I have never had depression and I am probably the most positive person you will meet so why this is happening to me, I don't know. I am not under a lot of stress and I am very happy in my life right now. Can anyone relate? Or do I need to see a doctor?
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