Help I have a pain in my left arm am I going to have heart attack

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Hi all

I've had a pain in my left arm at the top for few months now and can't stop worrying I'm going to die from a heart attack I'm thinking it right now and with pain going up my neck I'm scared surely this isn't anxiety .

I've had normal ecg few months ago at A&E and normal bloods . But doesn't stop me worrying . 

Can anyone relate to this or am I really going to die ??? X

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    no ur not goin to die its aniexty i get it to it can be frighting but try to relax and breath go to ur gp and ask for therepy best way forward
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      Hi thanks for your reply 

      I'm going for ecg and blood tests next week , then if they come back normal ive asked to be assessed for anxiety and hopefully get some well needed therapy . Can't imagine ever getting away from this , I'm still suffering terrible today , my arm is still aching along with my back I can't seem to shake off the idea of heart attack . I might go for run maybe that might make me feel better xx thanks again for your reply 

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    I've had this a few times recently too! I am suffering from anxiety and IBS and I have had it where I feel like I have a dull ache near my left wrist but it isn't constantly there it sort of throbs and I too had a Google and the first thing I saw was 'heart attack' which frightened me too! I am also getting aches along the left side of my jaw. Maybe it is anxiety then? x

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    breathe in and out into a paper bag untill you feel better. panic attacks get worse because they make you breathe faster and you breathe in too much oxygen. thats what i had to do when i had a panic attack and went to hospital
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