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    23yo respectfully seeks perspective

    Thank you, Laurie! I also have stiffness in my hands, face and neck, that had been steadily worsening for about 2 months. I also feel a constant need to cough or clear my throat due to the stuff stuck back there, and have been breathing slowly because faster breaths feel like I'm about to...
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    23yo respectfully seeks perspective

    In the month since I wrote the original post, a couple of things have happened: -with family and neurologists' help I have realized I experience intense health anxiety, and am currently seeing a psychiatrist. - my difficulty swallowing has become chronic, as well as jaw fatigue that makes it...
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    23yo respectfully seeks perspective

    Thank you Tillie and Atsugi! I appreciate your quick and straightforward answers and am posting again only because of a recent puzzling development. As of 3 days ago I'm experiencing great difficulty swallowing, which has become persistent no matter my mental state. My throat feels constricted...
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    23yo respectfully seeks perspective

    Hello all, After reading the sticky posts I think it's worth acknowledging that they do address some of my concerns. I'm posting because I experience intense, chronic anxiety and hope that sharing will help me leave behind some of the compulsive forum-reading and symptom-googling. I am 23 and...
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