A 37-year-old female asked:
Can anxiety cause "hot spots"? a burning sensations in arms, back, between breasts, under left breast. no rash or redness. just a feeling of pain.
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics - Psychiatry 29 years experience
Possible: Anxiety can definitely cause physical symptoms in the head, chest, back and arms. But these can also be signs of other serious health conditions so you should see your doctor and have a thorough examination so that you can treated for the correct problem.
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