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Don't judge but is it possible?

lancer123

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Hello

I have been having stomach issues since 1/11. Upset stomach, bad fatigue, no appetite. I have had an abdominal ultrasound and a ct scan of abdominal and pelvic. Blood work twice. Everything has come out OK thus far. I can barely function at work feeling so tired and detached. I went to the dr. Today and got signed up for a endo and colonoscopy. One thing I didn't tell the doctor. I feel better at night after I have a few beers. I am able to eat and don't feel so sluggish. However, the next day it starts all over.. I am only having 3 beers but start feeling better half way into the first. Question: if something was seriously wrong with me, would I be feeling better after drinking? I don't know exactly what is going on but think maybe an anti anxiety drug might help me to get back on track. I am already taking 20 MG Paxil and 150 wellbutrin. Have been on it for a while. Maybe I need a more heavy duty anxiety drug? Seriously, I feel like I am in the process of dying during the day. Can't wait to come home from work. I am constantly worried about what is going on with me. How far should I take the train of figuring out what is wrong? Please, any doctors or others who have been through this, please reply. I am starting to loose patience with not being me.
 

FinneousRex

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If alcohol is making it go away, then it’s most likely anxiety causing the problem. Be honest with your doctor - they’re not gonna judge you over 3 beers. If anything it’s gonna help them diagnose you and not waste yours and their time with unnecessary tests
 

Trikay12113

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Also, anxiety can cause IBS, which can cause irritation in the stomach which causes a boat load of other issues and that alone can make you feel crappy. I’ve been dealing with it all and it’s absolutely awful to go through.
 

MakUSA

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I totally feel you, during the day sometimes I am a mess, and I notice when I make myself a drink, right after the first couple of sips I feel great, especially if I drink beer. I think that's related to the anxiety, in thinking off "I am tipsy, I don't care about this stupid anxiety anymore" :)

Tell your doctor about that, I told mine and he told me with smile that its normal to feel like that.
 
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