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Does stress cause chest pain?
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Brian Fishman
Emergency Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: It Can
Chest pain can be caused by a number of factors that are not cardiac in nature.
Physical stress or exercise, for example, can cause costochondritis. (check for pain that is reproducible when pushing on the chest.) emotional stress, anxiety, and panic can also cause acute chest pain that may feel like a heart attack but isn't. See your doctor to discuss symptoms and get a baseline ekg.

In brief: It Can
Chest pain can be caused by a number of factors that are not cardiac in nature.
Physical stress or exercise, for example, can cause costochondritis. (check for pain that is reproducible when pushing on the chest.) emotional stress, anxiety, and panic can also cause acute chest pain that may feel like a heart attack but isn't. See your doctor to discuss symptoms and get a baseline ekg.
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Stress can cause cp.

In brief: Yes
Stress can cause cp.
Dr. Gutti Rao
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