Coping and supportBy Mayo Clinic staff
Symptoms associated with thoracic outlet syndrome can be caused by a number of other conditions, which makes it difficult for doctors to diagnose. Many people experience symptoms of thoracic outlet syndrome for years before they are diagnosed with the condition, which can cause stress and frustration.
Be sure to discuss your concerns with your doctor if your symptoms persist and a diagnosis hasn't been made. Getting a second opinion from another doctor may put your mind at ease and allow you to focus on getting better.
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