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A 19-year-old female asked:

Help.. i have been waking up with shortness of breath, a racing heart, chest pain, and head pressure. what does that mean? and, what should i do?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Roman
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
See your: Doctor and get full work up. It could be many different things from minor issues to more serious issues. So see your PCP for full eval
Dr. David Mulligan
General Surgery 36 years experience
SOB and fast heart: Your symptoms sound scary and should definitely be checked by a doctor but it may be nothing more than getting too much caffeine in your system, especially at your age.
Last updated Jun 8, 2018

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