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Increased heart beat, hot flashes in face, arms, weakness. Panic attack?

Hi. I had what I believe to be a panic attack last Tuesday. My heart started racing my face n arms got hot and tingly. I thought I was having a heart attack . It s now a week later and my left arm is weak n restless and my left side of my chest feels the same, mostly while trying to sleep. I m hoping it was just a panic attack. Any insight?
Asked On : Fri, 26 Oct 2012
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Hi Ryanh7208 , going through symptoms pattern i firmly believe you should visit your primary physician as your left arm is still weak as claimed by you which is not seen in a case of panic attack . Are you able to work with your left hand, or being able to do regular household activities. you need to be evaluated to see whether that was an panic attack or heart related symptoms. Are you hypertensive or diabetic or both ? Do you take alcohol ? Are you a heavy smoker ? Seek advice from your physician/ cardiologist at the earliest . Take care
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