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Cathedral City, CA
A 19-year-old female asked:

I get anxiety and panic attacks and get really bad chest pain what should i do? because iv been to the hospital but didn't help

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Panic: Anxiety can present with apprehension along with physical symptoms. Start with your pcp who would perform thorough exam & order labs to rule out organic attributes, then refer you to psychiatry for specific treatment.
Dr. Kevin Passer
Child Psychiatry 35 years experience
Nothing: What you have sounds like a classic panic attack and chest pain is a common symptom. As you are young, it may be wise for you to avoid medications which help over 90% of the time, but which stop working 90% of the time when one stops the medications. The best advice is to not do anything and wait for the anxiety to pass, and it will. Continue to not react at all to the anxiety and it will go away.

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