A 18-year-old female asked:
Chest pains for 2 days already, as if there's something heavy on top of it that i can hardly breathe, numbness in hands and lips, dizzy & nauseous. :(?
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Internal Medicine - Pulmonology 52 years experience
Probable stress: Your symptoms are quite suggestive of hyperventilation. Very common and at your age most likely related to anxiety/stress. Nevertheless other, potentially more serious conditions (e.g. Asthma) can also present this way, therefore you should seek formal medical attention.
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