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Williamson, WV
A 27-year-old female asked:

For 2wks had chest and left arm pain went cardiologist said anxiety only did ekg . now still 15 days later left arm tingles ... afraid of heart attack?

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Dr. Stephen Kibrick
Clinical Psychology 47 years experience
Anxiety or Nerves?: You are at low risk statistically for heart disease, unless you have strong family history of heart attacks. If you are a heavy smoker or use drugs like cocaine or methamphetamine, you may have increased risk. But anxiety can produce these symptoms -- see a psychologist who uses CBT therapy, can helpl! Other possibility re arm tingling is injury to neck or shoulder, affecting nerves in arm-see MD
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Last updated Oct 11, 2019

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