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may have been a panic/anxiety attack?

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hi, im 17 years old, fairly athletic, using the gym 4-5 days a week personally in good shape. However i began to become short of breath, nauseated,pins and needles in my hands, slightly dizzy and very enclosed. I started to look at the symptoms and found it may have been a panic/anxiety attack. But this what at 11pm and i was still nausea gone 10am the next morning and was wondering if this was normal following a "panic attack" or is it something different?

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replied March 13th, 2011
Anxiety and Stress Answer A20796

All your symptoms can occur in a panic attack. Symptoms of Panic attack usually subside within 30 minutes. But your nausea seemed to last for a long duration. Moreover, it is difficult to comment if it was part of the panic attack or there was some other cause behind the nausea. You can consider getting a consultation from your GP for any possible causes. Prolonged symptoms are usually not seen with a panic attack.

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Abhijeet Deshmukh, MD

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