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San Leandro, CA
A 17-year-old male asked:

I heard panic attacks are the reason for my chest pain/shortness of breath/arm pain however i have this pain pretty much every day.. is it normal to have this pain every day/have a small 24/7 panic attack every day?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Pain and panic: While the relation between pain and panic is clear and well understood, symptoms of pain should be investigated thoroughly as musculoskeletal causes are by far more common than heart. Will recommend a thorough examination with your pediatrician.
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