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A 19-year-old female asked:

my stomach has been feeling very bloated all day today. i just started getting pains in my heart area and it was hard to breath. now i'm shivering. ?

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Dr. Kenneth Fasanella
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Gastroenteritis: You may have a stomach infection or food poisoning. However, difficulty breathing or catching your breath is always a potentially concerning symptom, even in a 19 year-old. The concern would be to rule out a blood clot to the pulmonary artery. You should go to the emergency room.

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Last updated Oct 17, 2014

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