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I have been having panic attacks lately i was prescribed

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Hi. I have been having panic attacks lately for which i was prescribed sentroline three days ago. Yesterday i felt a dull shooting pain in my head which lasted about a half second but ess enough to really send me in a panic. I daw doctor today amd she said it was prob a nerve paim but i am frightened by it happening again as my pamic attacks make my feelings worse and i obviously feel paranoid aboit it that it might be serious. Are they common amd can u put my mind at rest.
I should mentiom that she has put me on diazepam to help my feelings in short term
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this question

These types of pains are very common and totally benign

many normal thinks like allergies and various muscle spasms can cause them

I think you have nothing to worry about

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