New user here and not sure if this is the right place to post this. I had developed a sinus infection almost overnight and was nauseous the next day. Ended up getting extremely light headed and fainted. Went to the doctor and was prescribed antibiotics and pretty much told it should go away within a week. It's been about two months now and I still feel intermittent nausea. I've been to the doctor again recently and had blood work done and he couldn't find anything wrong except some fluid in my ears and nasal inflammation. I was given some steroids for the inflammation and antibiotics again. While I do feel better, I still have intermittent nausea throughout the day. I have noticed however that if I do something to stay busy such as do schoolwork or go for a drive the feeling goes away. While I've never had any anxiety related issues (both mother and grandmother have), the more I read up on Hypochondria the more it seems like I have some of the symptoms such as not wanting to go to the doctor or thinking that minor symptoms could be something worse and looking them up, although I never constantly sit there and think about them. While I don't believe that my nausea is something more serious, I'm starting to believe that anxiety could be causing it. Almost as if I expect it to happen. I've haven't vomited at all these last two months except the first day I got sick and I have no trouble keeping food or liquids down. But it seems like as soon as I wake up my thoughts go to if I'm going to feel sick or I should eat something before I feel sick. If I go to the mall for example I'll always think I hope I don't feel nauseous again and either be fine or start feeling nauseous and leave but as soon as I get back to my car and start driving home I usually feel better. I even carried around some crackers and a water bottle for a while when I left the house "just in case". While it is possible that the nausea could still be from the sinus infection or antibiotics, the fact that the feeling goes away when I stay busy makes me think it's all in my head. I've been unemployed for a while now as well so I mostly spend all day sitting at home by myself so there could be some stress there as well though subconsciously. Long story short I guess, is it possible to make yourself nauseous by expecting to be?