A 22-year-old female asked:
for years, iv been feeling a tense, tight and tingly sensation from left side neck to left side of chest. is it anxiety?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Clinical Psychology 19 years experience
It could be anxiety: I am a licensed psychologist. Anxiety can cause physical, somatic symptoms such as muscle tension, and tingly sensations. But, what you described also could be due to a medical condition. First see your MD, and have any organic/medical condition get ruled out. And, if there is nothing medical, then yes, it could be anxiety.
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