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A 30-year-old female asked:

Tight chest,heart pound so fast,left arm feels tingling, dizzy,cold hand and feet,sweating,suddenly stiff at neck & shoulder. heart attack or anxiety?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Uncertain: You are a 30 year old female - don't know if you have any risk factors for a heart attack. However, if you have never had a medical workup and had medical causes ruled out than having it assessed is prudent. It may be a panic attack but we can't diagnose it.
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