How To Overcome Anxiety When Going To The ICU?
Haii, my sister initially complained of abdominal pain on the left after being taken to the hospital to be hospitalized because there was a blockage in the intestine, 2 days in the hospital still in pain the doctor finally decided to do the ultrasound to be more certain, before the ultrasound my sister was still normal ” but after coming out of the ultrasound my sister was frightened to see the picture being pushed, the doctor had not given any clarity about the results, but my sister had claimed there was a big hole in her stomach that made her feel scared, after being explained to the doctor that what the large hole was forced to do was My sister still can’t believe the dirt that is clogged, after knowing that my family’s poop decided to go home from the hospital, after at home my brother thought everyone was lying because of hiding his illness because he was still in pain, starting from that hallucination my brother thought there was only one kidney , hear the sound “disturbing in the ear / feel someone whispering, emotional, se then confused, forbidding parents to do activity, consider all foods dangerous except vegetables, insomnia and daydreaming, how to overcome them, thank you 🙂
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The existence of a patient's anxiety history about a condition that is experienced both related to the examination carried out, complaints of pain that is felt, concerns about a disease that may occur, is a form of mental health disorder called somatoform. This somatoform gives a picture where a patient feels a real pain complaint but after examination, no significant abnormalities were found. So that the condition of your sister, a complaint of abdominal pain is felt, it turns out the results of the ultrasound examination gives an idea of the flow of stool that is not smooth so that it interferes with the habit of defecating to cause pain complaints, is a condition called constipation. The pain that is triggered by defecating bowel movements is also called constipation, and this is often caused by poor consumption of vegetables, obesity, or due to lack of exercise.
Thus, the results of the ultrasound will also give a normal picture, however, due to excessive anxiety and concern, then your sister feels something is not right with all this, which causes her anxiety to increase with all the imagination, hallucinations, or other anxiety that follows.
Some somatoform conditions can be:
1. somatosation disorders
3. conversion disorder
4. body dysmorphic disorder
5. pain disorders
To help control this condition, it is necessary to know for certain that there is no underlying disease. So if the results of the ultrasound are normal, then the continued handling by consulting directly with an internal medicine doctor is expected to help control the complaints of pain and anxiety that accompany. At the same time, it is necessary to evaluate the psychological condition of the patient, such as there is no cause of anxiety disorders that accompany, such as there is no heavy physical burden, work problems, family problems, or social relations problems. Thus, the family can provide positive support to help reduce this complaint and reduce anxiety. If necessary, the doctor will conduct further consultations with a psychiatrist, relating to complaints that interfere.
For now, give support and avoid blaming his point of view, to see the doctor, besides that, invite your sister to consume healthy food, vegetables, fruit and do light exercise to help reduce complaints of stool that is not smooth.
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