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A 17-year-old female asked:

How to explain to ur cardiologist ur symptoms so he could understand? my symptoms are feel like heart is pounding and sharp stabbing chest pain

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Dr. Ralph Wolf
Psychiatry 40 years experience
Chest pain: Is your chest pain and pounding heart with or without physical exertion/exercise? Does the pain radiate to jaw or arm? Is there any shortness of breath or light headedness? That is the information dr. Needs in addition to pounding heart and chest pain. Also smoking habit, caffeine intake, and any prescribed or illicit drug use and if so be honest about it to your dr..
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Last updated May 21, 2019

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