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Chest pain from stress

If I, for example, watch something sad, or I see something/someone’s troubles, or I just in general relate to or feel sympathy for someone I feel a physical pain in my chest.
I don’t know if it’s psychological, or an actual problem.
I take concerta for adhd and generic allergy meds.
I noticed it about a month ago
The pain is not severe and only lasts a few seconds. (5-10)

I have an doctors appointment set in a few days, and I’m wondering if I should bring this up.
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973741 tn?1342342773
I think any time you are having chest pain, it is best to see your doctor. One of the things with coronary artery disease is that under stress, you may have some symptoms.  I'm not saying that is going on, but I personally would want to rule that out.  There is also something called broken heart syndrome.  https://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/can-you-die-broken-heart#1  It can have a variety of triggers.   Talk to your doctor.  hugs
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363281 tn?1643235611
Hello~It is always a good idea to mention any type of chest pain, however, the fact that yours only last a few seconds leads me to think it is just a type of "stress reaction" Your muscles in your chest could be tightening up when you get upset, I know mine do. It is actually common in most folk.

Let us know what the doctor says.
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