Are obsessive scary thoughts ruling your life? Do these thoughts seem beyond your control? Here’s how you can quickly address them and begin to feel better.
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I have been working the program and doing wonderfully for last couple of months. Just starting to feel like I'm getting my life back and loving it! Went to the doctor on Tuesday for a refill and a check of a swollen lymph node. The swollen lymph node turned out to be a very swollen thyroid. Still not to concerned and then my doctor, whose been treating me for the last 8 years, says to me "Oh I had a young man in here not long ago with the same thing and at 26 he had thyroid cancer". OMG just what I needed to hear! My doctor knows my condition, anxiety and panic disorder, and says something like that to me! So now I can't think of anything else! All my hard work went up in smoke in the span of about 2 hours. I'm barely holding on to my sanity, biting everyone's heads off and totally freaked out. I have to go see a specialist Monday morning and I don't think I'll be able to even get in the car! I just can't believe this is happening to me. If someone's got some words of wisdom out there I would sure like to hear them. Hoping for help, Donna
Your doctor should be more aware and avoid careless remarks. remember our negative personality traits donna, "overthinking"especially when it comes to medical situations.Catastrophic negative thinking.. Its ok to be anxious and nervous... Reply if you want to talk more.
I am sorry your doctor was so thoughtless. A swollen thyroid can be so many anything things are easily treatable and honestly even thyroid cancer is highly curable although I doubt that is what you have. I hope you were able to go to your appointment