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Heart disease? aneurysm? hypochondriac? i don't know and im freaking out
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Carter1991 posted:
Hi to everyone i am new. I am a 22 years old male-athletic used t go 3-4 times a week t the gym up until 2 weeks ago.[br>Basically 1 and a half year ago at night right after smoking i started experiencing vertigo which was soon accompanied by the most excruciating pain in my head that i have ever encountered. I am not sure if it was a cluster headache or a very strong drilling migraine because i have not had it since and it was in both temple whereas they says that a cluster one is only in one temple. [br>While on this headache I was with my knees in the floor, the vertigo was gone but I was in the floor for at least 30-45 minutes unable to move and wanting to bang my head in the wall or rip my hair off completely. I also had thoughts that I was having a stroke.[br>I am really worried and scarred tbh because in the last 2 weeks i have been feeling really stressed without a reason. I have been having many symptoms such as dizziness, lightheaded, tired, shortness of breath, pain in my chest, can feel the veins hurting in my body, some kind of a fracture in the bottom of my foot which hurts any time i walk and most importantly a constant migraine-headache in the temple area(especially right side). I don't know if there is any connection between all those and tbh i might sound like a crazy person but those are my actual symptoms. Also all my veins in arms are more visible than usual for some reason.[br>I had blood tests which turned out fine-doctor examined my heart which was fine and prescribed me diazepam to help with anxiety(3 5mg a day for 5 days). I have taken 2 because i want to avoid getting dependent on them and haven't been feeling at all anxious for the past week. I feel anxious whenever i think whats wrong with me, is it a stroke, a heart attack, cancer, i don't get it. When i read about cluster headaches i became terrified immediately. I thought it was a one time thing-which is not the case apparently. Every time I have a headache lately I have an extremely visible vein popping out in my right side temple, I can actually feel it move and can see it from 20 meters away. It was certainly not there a week ago. Furthermore, 3 days ago I felt a pop in the right right top side of my skull where a vein is. Today I noticed a tiny red dot in this vein in the temple area and and a bit higher I noticed another dark colored vein which is going towards the back of my head(can't see cause of hair).[br>Can anyone please tell me what they think about all those symptoms? If it was could it only be a one time thing?[br>Should i let it go and see how it goes or should i have an mri in brain/heart?[br>The headache is irritating and doesn't let me focus in anything-took paracetamol it didn't do anything. Its only in the right side of my head and it is getting me freaked out that I might have an aneurysm. It is literally all day - every day.[br>Cannot visit the doctor until tuesday due to easter.[br>Please any advice would help.[br>Need to mention that my mum had migraines at my age and still has them. I have no family history of any diseases apart from my grandma who had a stroke at the age of 85.[br>The whole situation make me feel really down and not in the mood to do anything. I've lost some kgs and have been out 2 times in the last 2 weeks at the moment.
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JeffDaddy responded:
Go see a doctor.The only way you're going to find out if it's anything is to be examined by a doctor.


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