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Menasha, WI
A 63-year-old female asked:

I went to bed coughing. now i wake up my heart is pounding and my chest is congested and im coughing. i also have anxiety, which im on meds for. could i have a panic attack. ive had a lot of stress lately. and would walking help? i have high bp to?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Your symptoms are not entirely consistent with anxiety/panic disorder alone. If cough persists today or you have additional symptoms such as chest pain, shortness of breath, fever, etc., please see your doctor.
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Dr. Dominic Diggin
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I agree with dr. le it is very uncommon for this to be a panic disorder.
Mar 14, 2022
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