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I have back pain, chest tightness(occasionally cracking it relieves pressure), and extreme neck stiffness all on the right side. My lymph nodes in my neck sometimes flair up. Occasionally, I will get headaches and feel foggy/fatigued. I'm a 29 year old female who was diagnosed with anxiety and depression over a year ago after dealing with these symptoms for two years. After taking Zoloft and Ritalin, the depression has subsided- but all of the other symptoms still occur. My thyroid levels are fine and there was no indication of Lyme disease after blood tests. I have also had EKG and stress tests, but everything came back ok. Anyone know what this could be? I'm at a loss. I'm going to see a Gastroenterologist to determine if the chest pain/tightness is associated with GERD next week.
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replied October 21st, 2015
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. GERD is a possibility for this chest pain and tightness. However anxiety and panic attacks which you have a history as well are notorious for such symptoms and are likely causative agents in your case. I would say talk to a psychiatrist and let them decide how to proceed from there.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care

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