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A 20-year-old male asked:

When i press on back of neck/upper spine i get throbbing pressure in throat, heart palps, dizzy, weakness, &shortness of breath. dangerous? just nerves?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
More likely not: Serious and ur anxiety and panic attack may be the main cause. Get checked for thyroid and heart condition. Take care and god bless u!
Dr. Elise Sadoun
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Not normal: Without an examination and knowing your health history, i couldn't say if this is "just nerves". Please see your doctor for an exam and diagnosis. Be well.

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