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Sudden pain near collarbone, palpitations, echo, EKG, stress test normal. Suggestions?

I have recurring sharp/sudden pain on/near the right collarbone which progresses into the right chest . This typically occurs following palpitations. I have had EKG , Echo, Stress Tests, Holter Monitor (24 hr) all results prov normal . Doctors say all is well and have gien up the chase. I have an HMO and have no other options. Impossible to know my medical History so I know any answer given would be general - but I am desperate for any new direction that might be given. please Help!!
Asked On : Sat, 3 Nov 2012
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Cardiologist 's  Response
Hi friend
Welcome to Health Care Magic

Obviously heart has been ruled out as a cause for the problem.
The other thing to look will be the Chest (muscle spasm) and spine - neck (cervical spondylosis).
If there are no clues still, anxiety is likely.

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Sat, 3 Nov 2012
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Psychiatrist Dr. Gourav Monga's  Response

welcome to health care magic

As per your description, you might have these symptoms due to underlying "anxiety disorder" i.e. somatic (bodily) symptoms of anxiety. Don't worry and relax yourself with yoga, meditation or deep breathing. Consult a psychiatrist for detailed evaluation.
Good Luck


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