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A 31-year-old male asked:

31 m - 1 year wors symptoms. not anxie or depress. chest full feeling like something stuck my throat and chest. feel a weak and faint heart beat. breathless. cnt feel heart hitting hard in my chest at pace. lung / heart/ hema doc all normal.see chart?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Anxiety: These symptoms are most compatible with chronic stress and anxiety with over awareness of heart beat and nonexertional chest distress. I recommend that you have a treadmill stress test and an outpatient heart monitor for 24-48 hours writing down the time and nature of symptoms. In this way you'll be able to rule out a cardiac cause of symptoms. Stress management therapy and reassurance will help.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
May consider: A gastroenterologist evaluation. Upper GI Barium study, video swallowing and endoscopic are examples of text that may help establish the etiology of the symptoms

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