Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
187 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

What causes heart palpitations.soreness in arms and chest pain?

For the past few days I have had heart palpatations, sore arm, chest pain, and pains in my legs alongside numbness in my arm. Is this just an anxiety attack? I had a hemotoma in my leg and was petrified they were linked, but each time I showed the doctors they didn't seem to think this was a possibility. I just need reassurance that it is only anxiety.
Mon, 3 Sep 2018
Report Abuse
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions ,   ,   ,   ,  
Cardiologist 's  Response
Hi,

I passed carefully through your question and would explain that your symptoms are probably related to anxiety. Anyway, if these symptoms persist, I would recommend going to the ER for physical exam, a resting ECG and some blood lab tests (complete blood count, thyroid hormone levels, blood electrolytes).

If all these tests result normal, you should consider anxiety as the main cause of your complaints.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
Regards,
Dr. Ilir Sharka
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

I am a 15 year old female receiving chest pain on the left side close to my heart. The pain moves in my breasts and to my left arm. The pain would...

Recent questions on  Anxiety

doctor1 MD

I have had chest pain and pain in my shoulders for close to 3 months now. I have had a colonosopy and endoscopy and both were ok. I had a ekg and...

doctor1 MD

hi
i am 29 yrs old male unmaaried and mech engineer. i feel weak erection and often in stress and anxiety. due to that i found some disorders a my...

doctor1 MD

anxiety hi, I stopped taking cerazette 4 months ago and ever since I ve had daily anxiety which I m struggling with. I ve have about a month off...

doctor1 MD

Hi, I have a severe rash all over the body, the itchiness is unbearable. It started 10 days ago, but getting worse, my whole face is swallen, face,...

doctor1 MD

Hi. I am a bit concerned about the dose of lorazepam that i take. 1mg split in 0.5 morning and evening. It's been 1 month since i started this...

doctor1 MD

I have fluttering in My upper stomach while sitting. Don't notice while standing. It appears worse when I breath out. Does not hurt just flutters

doctor1 MD

I just got a recall back from a mammogram app. I'm very scared, what could it be if not cancer?