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A 47-year-old member asked:

Could you have tingling of the face or hands, plus chest pain, due to anxiety or should i worry about heart problems?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Yes. : Anxiety can cause all of those symptoms. However, when dealing with chest pain, anxiety it is a diagnosis of exclusion. So if there is any question, get to a doctor.
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
A Verified Doctoranswered
37 years experience
Can be similar : Anxiety can cause all your symptoms and even mimic a heart attack. Do you have any symptoms while exercising? Are you having anxiety/panic attacks. Sudden episodes of loss of control. Idk much about you and if you have any cardiovascular risk factors. But, i will advice to seek doctor help. It will help you having a concrete diagnosis.
Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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