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Can anxiety make u have symptoms of a disease?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Anxiety

Anxiety symptoms can mimic many illnesses, such as heart or lung or intestines/stomach or neurological, as well as can intensify symptoms of underlying illnesses such as gastrointestinal or neurological.
Thorough workup can clarify the illness.

In brief: Anxiety

Anxiety symptoms can mimic many illnesses, such as heart or lung or intestines/stomach or neurological, as well as can intensify symptoms of underlying illnesses such as gastrointestinal or neurological.
Thorough workup can clarify the illness.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes, anxiety can express as symptoms in nearly any organ system -- especially neurological, gi, pulmonary, and cardiac.
Many people with panic attacks, for instance, fear they're having a heart attack and go to emergency rooms because of this.

In brief: Yes

Yes, anxiety can express as symptoms in nearly any organ system -- especially neurological, gi, pulmonary, and cardiac.
Many people with panic attacks, for instance, fear they're having a heart attack and go to emergency rooms because of this.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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