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A 30-year-old female asked:

after eating i have heart palpitations that make me cough and cause me breathing difficulties.i checked my heart and results came ok. what could it be?

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Dr. David Brouwer
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Palpitations: There are several causes of palpitations, so the evaluation of your heart should include blood testing, ECG, echocardiogram, and possibly some additional cardiac testing. Since you also have coughing you should have a chest X-ray. The food related issue makes allergy response or aspiration both possible problems. See your doctor for further eval.

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