A 24-year-old male asked:
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heart rate always above 90 male 5'2 133 lb doc gave me inderal, (propranolol) should i insist on cardiologist referal? i can barely walk without getting very tired

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart rate: There is not enough information here to know if you should see a cardiologist. You should ask your doc to explain what he/she believes is going on and whether cardiology consult is appropriate. Are you out of shape? Does the doctor believe a cardiac abnormality is present?
Answered on Nov 5, 2013

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