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East Greenwich, RI
A 46-year-old female asked:

Feeling numb all over chest tighten up hard to breathe and crying for no reason is that a panic attack?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Donald Jacobson
A Verified Doctoranswered
41 years experience
Most likely panic: This sounds like a typical panic attack. Since you had cardiac symptoms it would be a good idea to see your doc. Perhaps an adjustment of you Effexor (venlafaxine) is in order as well. Best wishes.
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
Cosmetic Dentistry 34 years experience
Maybe.: It does sound like a panic attak, but is there something occurring in your life that is very stressful? Whether there is or isn't, see a physician for he/she can help you, either way!

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