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A 16-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing sore throat, feeling anxious (worsened by: emotional stress) , chest pain or discomfort (worsened by: taking deep breaths, press...

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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Sounds like panic: attack, but organic illness needs to be ruled out first. You need to see your health care professional for a complete physical to exclude any serious cardiovascular or lung problems. If you smoke cigarettes, please stop (or get help stopping). If the work-up is negative for physical problems, looking into your emotional life and getting help with psychotherapy/meds is the next step.

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