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What causes acute chest pain in upper left chest?

I am 25 male i have been having acute chest pain in my upper left chest right at the naval since sunday. Yesterday i started feeling drugged out of nowhere, dizzy, cloudy, just not right. I also find my self confused, i work as a machinist i have been doing things and forget what im doing while im doing it, or walk into a place that with out know why. Everyone is telling me its anxiety, and that its in my head i would really like to think that. but its not going away.
Tue, 14 May 2019
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Hello,

I passed carefully through your question and would explain that your symptoms could be related to anxiety.

But, before coming to this conclusion, I would recommend first checking thyroid hormone levels in order to exclude thyroid gland dysfunction, fasting glucose and an EEG in order to investigate for possible focal epilepsy seizures.

You should discuss with your doctor on the above tests.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Ilir Sharka, Cardiologist
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