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A 22-year-old male asked:

today i had shortness of breathing dizziness fast heart beat when i checked my blood pressure it was 160/90 its couse of panic attack or high blood pr?

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Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 16 years experience
Need to be seen : You are describing symptoms that could be a panic attack, but also could be a result of serious illness. Please see a physician as soon as possible to decide what is causing your symptoms.

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