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Kaukauna, WI
A 17-year-old female asked:

I get bad chest pain, have a hard time breathing and my whole body goes numb to a point where i can't move. my doctor said nothing is wrong?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
More information: If your doctor says that nothing is wrong, i must assume you have had some testing done. Would you care to share that with us?
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Provided original answer
You should have a nuclear stress test, natriuretic peptide level, TSH, sedimentation rate, echocardiogram, and pulse oximetry. I assume your CBC and general chemistries are normal. If there is a disease present aside from stress, those tests should show it - good luck!
Apr 24, 2012
Dr. Eric Toloza
Thoracic Surgery 30 years experience
Depends: What diagnoses did they think about and what tests did they do to rule these out? ... May need 2nd opinion, especially if persists or worsene ...

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