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A 17-year-old male asked:

I am 18 years old always afraiding of heart disease, have occassional chest pain too, cough, heartbeating felt in stomach. no drugs, no family history .

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Dr. Edward Sierra
Emergency Medicine 36 years experience
Not likely serious: You are young! it is not likely that you have anything serious or life threatening based on what you wrote. Nevertheless with those symptoms it would be a very good idea to see a doctor for a thorough history and exam! they can listen to your heart to check for murmurs. Note the heart rhythm and rate. Check your blood pressure. Maybe do an ekg. Make sure your lungs are clear, etc.
Last updated Mar 27, 2014


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