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To start off, I'm 19. I have severe anxiety and panic disorder. I also have hypertension, but recently my np has stabilized to normal numbers. Since October 20th, I have had a pain in my chest. It can be either a sharp pain in my left chest, a burning sensation in my whole chest or a slight discomfort. I also get an issue where it feels as though there is something blocking my throats when I try to take a deep breath. Lastly, I have a sharp pain in my left bicep when the sharp pain in my chest is happening. When this first started, I rushed to the ER. They did an x-ray, ekg, blood test and a urine test. Everything came back normal. They told me to follow up with my gp, and I did a week later. She just sat there nodding my head when I listed off my symptoms and acted like she wasn't listening. She told me it was probably(PROBABLY) my acid reflux moxed with my anxiety. So she prescribed me omeprazole and hydroxyzine. The hydroxyzine helps my anxiety, but the omeprazole doesn't even ease my acid reflux symptoms. Anyway, she also told me she scheduled an echocardiogram for me two days later. I had that done and got my results a few days later. She told me everything looked fine but that I showed signs that my heart had slightly enlarged. That's the last time I've seen a doctor, and that was about two weeks before thanksgiving. Since, my symptoms have stayed the same and I'm still having daily panic attacks. The symptoms seem to ease slightly when I wake up, but get worse throughout the day. They also seems to get worse when I stand, and ease slightly when I sit/relax. Another thing that kind of helps is belching/passing gas. I'm really just tired of fearing for my life every day. Does this sound like anything specific? I may have left out a few things as this was a long wall of text to write. Please ask any questions you may have and thank you all so much in advance for helping me if you choose to do so.
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