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A 28-year-old male asked:

What would cause chest tightness?hearts good n lungs are clear.no asthma. always anxious feeling.started suddenly. possibly panic attack cause it?

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Dr. Barbara Toohill
Clinical Psychology 12 years experience
Possibly: Panic and anxiety can definitely cause chest tightness, although unless you have a history of these symptoms with anxiety it is always good to get checked out because blood clots and other medical situations can also cause this even if you have no history of heart or lung problems.

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Last updated May 12, 2016

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