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  1. #1
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    Prodding and poking

    Iíve had a burning leg and foot. I keep prodding and twisting my leg and now the back of my leg is burning, of course I think dvt. I have made my leg worse, why canít I just leave alone !!

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    Re: Prodding and poking

    You might have pulled something. I pulled my thigh muscle once and it felt like burning.

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    Re: Prodding and poking

    My leg is really hurting, maybe it is a dvt.

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    Re: Prodding and poking

    Why can't you just leave it alone as you said?

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    Re: Prodding and poking

    I have left my leg alone and it has got much better.
    Its a real struggle , but I know that prodding will make it sore again.
    My therapist recommended a book by Rob Wilson on overcoming HA and I’m trying to read this.
    My cbt therapy has ended, but my gp is going to try to get me some more counselling.
    I have spent over 40 years of my life in the grip of health anxiety, I really don’t want this anymore.
    I can’t promise that I won’t post more health worries, but I am trying ...

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    Re: Prodding and poking

    You can do it, pb! You'll find it really hard to keep motivated and you'll have setbacks but you can do it!

    Let your GP get you as much help as possible because you will find it very difficult to do this on your own. Read the HA book in small doses and not when you are tired and struggling and be prepared to be steered back on course if you post more worries on here?

    It's never to late to start to recover and get your life back!

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