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I've been under a lot of stress lately. I've been having shortness of breath, chest pains, cramping, & depression. Are these all symptoms of anxiety?

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Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Could be anxiety.

All of those symptoms certainly sound like anxiety.
It is not unusual for somebody with anxiety to have a whole host of physical symptoms as their body keys in on every sensation. There are other causes of chest pain that perhaps you should talk to your dr. About. Cramping also can have other causes as well. Diagnosing anxiety is almost a diagnosis of default in this setting so see your dr.

In brief: Could be anxiety.

All of those symptoms certainly sound like anxiety.
It is not unusual for somebody with anxiety to have a whole host of physical symptoms as their body keys in on every sensation. There are other causes of chest pain that perhaps you should talk to your dr. About. Cramping also can have other causes as well. Diagnosing anxiety is almost a diagnosis of default in this setting so see your dr.
Dr. Vance Harris
Dr. Vance Harris
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Anxiety

Could be symptoms of any or all of those.
If medically clear, most likely anxiety/depression.

In brief: Anxiety

Could be symptoms of any or all of those.
If medically clear, most likely anxiety/depression.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Could be

Chest pains could also come from a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach.
See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation.

In brief: Could be

Chest pains could also come from a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach.
See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Dr. Maritza Baez
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