Long story short I am a 29 year old male, usually only weekend drinker, for sure not daily, but have gone overboard in the past.
I had COVID bad back in January and was hospitalized for 2 nights. Full recovery but since then constantly worry about my health and have health anxiety. Gone from worrying about my heart, to lungs, to kidneys, and more.
I have seriously cut back on drinking since having COVID, and plan to going forward.
I did drink too much the other night and began worrying about liver disease because I have two small spider veins on my nose (I also have roseca which I know can cause those). Also when I had COVID a blood test PT/INR however showed my clotting was a bit slow but doctors since then have never said anything and when I hospitalized they said the COVID likely caused that (although of course that can be sign of liver problems according to the internet). Since 2017 and throughout my hospitalization my liver functions have been checked about a total of 10 times and never been outside the normal range, I also had 2 chest ct scans in last month which get as low as the liver and no abnormalities in my upper abdomen were ever identified.
Even though my doctor went through my most recent CT scan, showed me my liver, said it was normal, pointed out all my liver function tests have always been normal, examined my physically and said "You do not have cirrhosis or liver damage." And I was in their twice last week both times she tried to reassure me I did not. I even went to the ER with constipation and that doctor said the same thing. I am not sure why I am struggling to believe them so much.
However, I still cannot shake this! My questions to you all is would she miss something like this? If my primary was concerned wouldn't she send me for more tests? What do you all think am I being ridiculous? Please be honest it is okay to say I am being ridiculous.