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panic attack chest pain

can be a panic attack chest pain so severe and can it present for hours?
Asked On : Tue, 26 Jan 2010
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It can be.  I have had severe panic attacks for at least 7 years now, and I have gone to the hospital on several occasions because I was having panic attacks, but thought it was a heartattack.  It can also make you feel tingly and numb, as well as making you dizzy and have headaches.  

Answered: Wed, 27 Jan 2010
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Panic attacks usually do not last very long and for short duration most of the times. But hours is not an exception. It can occur for that duration. But first of all I would suggest you to get an ECG done and rule out cardiac ailments.

Answered: Tue, 26 Jan 2010
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