Scared of lung cancer
I am petrified about my lungs at the moment. I have bad bronchitis, its been 2 weeks now. I got it after being in Bali for a week. I've been on antibiotics, went back to docs today and he said it should have cleared up by now and gave me different antibiotics. He listened to my chest and said its definitely bronchitis and it will clear up, but I'm so scared.
I now have an intense burning feeling in my lungs. I have been coughing up a lot of phlem which is brownie yellowish. I also seem to be waking up in the night with a hot/cold feeling and I'm also feeling a bit nausous. (this could be anxiety because I have this bad too).
I am a smoker, for about 15 years now, but not a heavy one, about 10 per day. No history in family of cancer either. I just cant shake this horrible feeling. I'm 31.
I know bronchitis can last for several weeks (esp in smokers). It doesn't stop my fear though.
Can anyone relate and give advice, thanks so much.