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Burning skin and nervous

4bready

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Guys I'm now on one month of having bouts of burning skin feeling on shins, knees, arms. I do get almost hive looking patchers on my shins that come and go, it seems like maybe after I eat carting things...basically I can't figure it out. I went to primary and bloodwork looks all fine. Of course my anxiety says some underlying cancer...my primary said 99.9% of cancers do not do that. Then I go to autoimmune, etc... :(
Anyone have this sensation that has lasted this long? I'm really down about it :(
 

matisworried

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i've never had this sensation personally but this sounds like some sort of topical or dietary allergy. i've had a lot of cancer scares over my 36 years of HA and that's not a symptom i've heard.

you're anxiety seems to be at the wheel here. lets look at this from a rational standpoint... what is more likely? that you have a crazy rare autoimmune disease or that you have an allergy to something? what does your primary think the cause is?
 

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He doesn't seem concerned. He said he doubted autoimmune and def felt not cancer. Went to ENT as well and he strongly felt no thyroid issue and probably anxiety. took TSH and mine was "really good" according to docs.
 

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He doesn't seem concerned. He said he doubted autoimmune and def felt not cancer. Went to ENT as well and he strongly felt no thyroid issue and probably anxiety. took TSH and mine was "really good" according to docs.
ok. so you've had your GP clear you and an ENT tell you it was likely anxiety. you're also here, which leads me to believe that you're aware you have anxiety issues. i think it is totally reasonable to look at anxiety as being the cause of what you're experiencing. at most, you probably came in to contact with some sort of environmental allergen. no big deal.
 
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