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I Get Physical Pains When I'm Depressed

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    Inexplicable Pains When I'm Depressed

    I get it in my arms, chest and abdomin the worst, and it's constant. Sometimes I think I finally have lung cancer from smoking, or breast cancer as this is where the worst pain is, but nothing ever happens, it just stays the same. Constant pains, ranging from sharp, stabbing...
    shellshocker shellshocker 22-25 1 Response Aug 21, 2009

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    It's Just Too Much

    I get these awful chest pains.  I try to hide it, but sometimes they are just too much and it's quite obvious that something is wrong.  I have two little girls, and i don't want them to see me like this, and it's getting more difficult to hide it.   i 've had...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 18, 2009

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    Inexplicable Pains When I'm Depressed

    I get it in my arms, chest and abdomin the worst, and it's constant. Sometimes I think I finally have lung cancer from smoking, or breast cancer as this is where the worst pain is, but nothing ever happens, it just stays the same. Constant pains, ranging from sharp, stabbing...
    shellshocker shellshocker 22-25 1 Response Aug 21, 2009

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    Mostly In My Back...

    Mostly, its my lower back... Sometimes its in my legs... But it always helps to make me more miserable. Ugh.
    iFortiTude iFortiTude 31-35 3 Responses Aug 14, 2008

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    Ache

    When i am feeling depressed i can have pain everywhere. just everything aches. There have been times when the upper left quadrant  of my abdomen just was in so much pain. for months it would go on. no doctors could explain it. i had all kinds of tests. Some days its just so...
    Tacit Tacit 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 9, 2008

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    Headaches

    Yeah. I get headaches when I'm depressed.But more importantly, eh, I get some heartache too. You know, the kind that burns at your soul. And if you ask me, that hurts more than physical pain.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 22-25, F Jun 27, 2011

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    The Works

    Headaches, nausea, cramps... Ah depression is a wonderful thing.
    SaharaOdeil SaharaOdeil 22-25, F Aug 10, 2008

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    I Hurt

    I hurt whenever I am depressed. Sometimes I just have weird symptoms like my arms or legs feel strange, my heart races, all kinds of unpleasant sensations..I can also get very anxious at times which makes it worse because then I think that maybe Im dying. Sometimes I just...
    piper66 piper66 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 17, 2008

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    Feeling Sick

    I feel physically ill when I'm depressed. I feel like I'm sick and that my insides are all sticky. I want to get all that stickiness out of me so I breathe heavily as a psychological symptom. I am literally trying to force everything out.I get headaches a lot less often but the...
    chrysalid chrysalid 18-21, F Jan 14, 2012

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