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Can anxiety symptoms mimic myocardisis? Has had 2 ekg....One said it suggested pedicardisis but 2nd one and doctors said no? Suggestions?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Anxiety

Anxiety is very common and can cause many symptoms.
Ecg changes mimicking pericarditis are also common. Having anxiety and a false positive ECG for pericarditis would not be rare.

In brief: Anxiety

Anxiety is very common and can cause many symptoms.
Ecg changes mimicking pericarditis are also common. Having anxiety and a false positive ECG for pericarditis would not be rare.
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