Hi. I hate to be a debbie downer I’m just really struggling right now. My discomfort has turned into pain, I’m struggling a bit to swallow at times, my right side of my face is tingling more than it’s not etc. I just need some advice on how to remain calm while I wait. I have a zoom appointment with Dr. Samji a week from tomorrow. But even after that I have no idea how long I have to wait for some relief. I often get waves of anxiety about this and feel like I need to go the ER asap. But I know they won’t help me and can’t do anything anyway.
I have been ill for years and years but this seems to be progressing very quickly and to be honest I am terrified I will not make it through this. I feel so off all the time. I can’t put into words the feeling, but I’ll try. It feels as if I’m not in control of my body. Cognitively I can realize that I feel weird and that I feel not right - but I feel drugged. Has anyone else felt this way? The only thing I want to do is just lay in my recliner because I can’t make the effort to do anything more. Every day I am sure that whatever this is will kill me. I’m just hoping to hear of others who felt this way and then went on to have surgery and felt better. I’ve read tons of posts here so I know it can happen. I have had the poking sensation in the throat for about 14 months now, but it’s now in my neck as well. It feels swollen etc.