Oncology Questions? Ask an Oncologist for Answers ASAP
This is Dr. David
you can't tell yourself with cancer.
you can't control if you have cancer or no cancer in your body
why do you think you are killing yourself with cancer?
if you have excessive anxiety this can make you worried like this.
do you have excessive anxiety?
have you talked to your doctor about these worries?
you didn't answer my questions.
are you getting treatment for depression?
it doesn't sound like your treatments are working.
what treatments for depression are you taking? a pill for depression?
blood work doesn't tell you if your depression is being controlled
it doesn't sound like it is enough if you feel you are killing yourself with cancer.
this is the depression illness which is making you think this.
it is not because you have cancer.
it can take a few weeks for the effexor to start to work for your depression symptoms.
make sure you follow up with your doctor in a few weeks to let them know if your medications are working for you.
you are not killing yourself with cancer
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no, a person with cancer would not live this long.
you are manifesting excessive anxiety from your depression.
you should talk to your doctor about treatment for your anxiety
there are medications which can help anxiety.
no, we don't use blood work to look for cancer.
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that is your anxiety from your depression which is causing you to worry.
you will continue to worry until your effexor starts to work, which can take 2-3 weeks to start to work
you should ask your doctor to refer you to see a psychtherapist where you can talk about your worries.
yes, diarrhea all day yesterday can cause your bum to be sore and cause blood when you wipe.
this happens to me as well.
don't let your anxiety get out of control with worry.
this is not cancer causing the bleeding.