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A 32-year-old male asked:

can my back and right side of chest be sore from laying around to much due to anxiety/panic disorder?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Anxiety panic: Many possibilities. Discuss this with your doctor. Are you getting professional help for the anxiety panic disorder? It is very important to get professional help for this.
Dr. William Holmes
Child Psychiatry 34 years experience
Hard to Say: There are lots of reasons why you might be having pain, so it would be best to get a good physical evaluation. Sometimes, chronic feelings of anxiety can be connected to pain, and episodes of panic can certainly be associated with chest pain. In any case, start with an appointment with you primary care physician.

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