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I get side affects when i consume coffeine; nervousness and chest pain. Is it bad to take it once in a while when i need to stay awake?

I get side affects when i consume coffeine; nervousness and chest pain. Is it bad to take it once in a while when i need to stay awake?

No.: The health effects continue to be debated. Generally seems to be a good thing. Sounds like you might be sensitive to the effects. You may have to adjust your dose to prevent those effects.... ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

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I have a feeling of nausea q day accompanied by a very unpleasant feeling of nervousness that radiates from my stomach up thru my chest and radiating ?

I have a feeling of nausea q day accompanied by a very unpleasant feeling of nervousness that radiates from my stomach up thru my chest and radiating ?

Nausea/nervous: Consider gastritis, reflux with H pylori a bacteria that causes gastritis- will need antibiotics. Try maalox. May also be gallbladder or pancreas. Also since you are 53 may be cardiac so would followup with your doctor and possible consider a stress test, specially if overweight, smoker, high cholesterol, family history. If all negative consider CT abd/pelvis for mass,ovaries ...Read more

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I have this problem that everything has to be right in order. If it gets off track, then i go crazy. With chest pains, blood pressure rises nervousness?

After a good: Check up w/doc to rule out medical conditions, you can consult a clinical psychologist. You may have obsessive compulsive disorder to some degree. We all have a bit of it under stress. Your psychologist can diagnose and treat. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Burning sensation/pain in lower center of chest not relieved by antacids, w/racing ❤️ and nervousness. Could this be anxiety or something else?

Burning sensation/pain in lower center of chest not relieved by antacids, w/racing ❤️ and nervousness. Could this be anxiety or something else?

Yes: It's possibly anxiety in a body that has a physical sensitivity in those areas. Consider a good psychological eval to help Dx before taking an anxiety Rx since they can have side efx and be hard to stop. If you do need them, therapy can minimize the doses and duration. Also check for ulcer or other GI issues - it's possible to have both need attention. Best! ...Read more

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4yrs ago I snorted meth.after ive never been the same. I have severe anxiety, chest tightness,nervousness & mind races, will I ever be the same again?

4yrs ago I snorted meth.after ive never been the same. I have severe anxiety, chest tightness,nervousness & mind races, will I ever be the same again?

Anxiety vs. other: Anxiety symptoms occur in the setting of several different medical conditions and states. The key to feeling normal once again may involve arriving at a proper diagnosis of ones condition(s). For instance, there are medical conditions that cause the release of circulating catecholamines (adrenalin) The body reacts to the resultant increased heart rate and state of arousal with anxiety. See Dr. ...Read more

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Going insane! extreme anxiety/nervousness, scared, please help I am so anxious/nervous and scared. I feel extreme anxiety all day, weird feeling in chest and upper arms . I have taken Paxil in the past but was hospitalized for anxiety/ panic which also ca

Going insane! extreme anxiety/nervousness, scared, please help I am so anxious/nervous and scared. I feel extreme anxiety all day, weird feeling in chest and upper arms . I have taken Paxil in the past but was hospitalized for anxiety/ panic which also ca

You : You need to call and talk to your doctor about your concerns as soon as possible. If you are having extreme fears about treatment and are unable to take the medications recommended by your doctor, you may need to be hospitalized again to come up with a treatment method that will work better for you. No one should have to live with debilitating anxiety, so the sooner you call your doctor, the better. If you think you may harm yourself or someone else, call 911. ...Read more

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Sleeplessness, headaches , nervousness, chest pain, stomach pain, i go from sad to angry to happy in a matter of minutes. What's wrong with me?

Sleeplessness, headaches , nervousness,  chest pain, stomach pain, i go from sad to angry to happy in a matter of minutes. What's wrong with me?

Need to see someone: This format isn't the best, but at least it is a start. To know why you are feeling and behaving that way, requires a conversation. There are pieces of information missing and néed to be addressed to draw an accurate possible causes list and then make a plan. I would start by seeing your primary care doctor. Even go to the hospital if you can't be seen today at personal doctor. ...Read more

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I have bouts of rapid heart rate, shaky hands, nervousness, & a feeling of internal trembling through my chest, back/abdomen, & random chest/side pai?

 I have bouts of rapid heart rate, shaky hands, nervousness, & a feeling of internal trembling through my chest, back/abdomen, & random chest/side pai?

Get checked out: Although a 26 yo woman is unlikely to have life threatening cardiac issues your symptoms are certainly nothing to take lightly. See you health care professional and get checked out. You may have an easily treatable arrhythmia that is curable. ...Read more

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I get a rash on my neck and chest when nervous, is there somehing i can take to avoid this when i know it will happen, such as interview/presentation?

I get a rash on my neck and chest when nervous, is there somehing i can take to avoid this when i know it will happen, such as interview/presentation?

Stress Relief: Try doing activities that will lower your stress levels, this rash is typically caused by anxiety. Try doing yoga or tai chi or some sort of activity that will keep you relaxed. It may also help to take a mild muscle relaxant to help keep you calm. Always take deep breaths and try not to panic or think to hard about your rash during the interview. ...Read more

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I get this red blotchy hive/rash on my chest and neck when I am extremely nervous, excited, hot and also after sex. Please help?

I get this red blotchy hive/rash on my chest and neck when I am extremely nervous, excited, hot and also after sex. Please help?

Cholinergic urticari: This is known as cholinergic urticaria arising during the cooling phase after a rise in core body temperature. You may try taking an antihistamine about 2 hrs prior to sex or exercise in the future. Avoid Benadryl (diphenhydramine) if you plan to have sex but the other ahs are usually ok. ...Read more

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I get a red blotchy rash on my arms and chest we hen nervous but recently i drank some strawberry wine and broke out in the same rash any relation?

I get a red blotchy rash on my arms and chest we hen nervous but recently i drank some strawberry wine and broke out in the same rash any  relation?

Hand in hand: This has been known as "pudic erythema": a reaction to emotion/embarrassment, usually. It's perceived as "hyperexcitability of vaso-motor nerves" and can go hand in hand with urticarial (hives) reactions - a form of allergic reaction that can happen idiosyncratically (individual/unique to each person), like may be with strawberry wine. So, there is a correlation. Mention it to your primary md. ...Read more

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Pins and needles on back & chest when I get nervous, warm, flush, excited. No rash, I do have allergies and general anxiety disorder. Lasts seconds.

Pins and needles on back & chest when I get nervous, warm, flush, excited. No rash, I do have allergies and general anxiety disorder. Lasts seconds.

Not uncommon: If you can live with it I would just ignore it. If you feel as if you can't breath, get chest pain or tightening of your throat you may want to do something about this. excessive sympathetic nervous system outflow is the cause leading to changes in downstream. The flush is part of the fight or flight response. If on the other hand this occurs without being preceded by anxiety you need a work up. ...Read more

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How to prevent panic attacks? I get really nervous, whole body shakes uncontrollably ,nervous rash across my chest and down my arms, and vomitting

How to prevent panic attacks? I get really  nervous, whole body shakes uncontrollably ,nervous rash across my chest and down my arms, and vomitting

Fear of Panic Attack: Fear of having a panic attack can affect really start limiting ur life. Avoidance is not the answer. That will only isolate u & grow the fear. Get good eval 1st: see clinical psychologist who's anxiety expert. Learn about effective treatment: exposure & response prevention which will involve facing ur fear in progressively more challenging steps. Try anxietybc.org for education'l info ...Read more

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Why do I get rashes on my chest every morning?

Why do I get rashes on my chest every morning?

It may be the product: you are putting on, or washing with, see derm when rash is present for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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I get big red itchy rashes all over my chest and arms but their not bites, is it possible that im getting it from stress?

I get big red itchy rashes all over my chest and arms but their not bites, is it possible that im getting it from stress?

Possible, but: It's possible for stress to lead to hives, etc. It's also possible for dyes in clothing and/or laundry detergents to cause this; so can using a new soap or other product on yourself. You may want to see your physician if this is happening frequently. ...Read more

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Whenever I sweat I get a rash on my back or chest...and when I am in the sun I get a rash on my back and chest as well, what is the cause?

Whenever I sweat I get a rash on my back or chest...and when I am in the sun I get a rash on my back and chest as well, what is the cause?

Detergent or softener: Might be due to residual detergent or fabric softener in your clothes. Try eliminating fabric softener especially the sheets tat are used in the dryer. Switch to Ivory free and double rinse your clothes ...Read more

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I have a reddish pinkish rash on my chest. How do I get rid of it?

I have a reddish pinkish rash on my chest. How do I get rid of it?

Rash: If you have "something to get off your chest, " you really need to get this checked by a dermatologist to see what kind of a rash this is. There are hundreds of causes of rashes on the chest, and you need some advice. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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