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im a 14 year old girl and my heart feels like its hitting my chest i get real short of breath too?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Ask mom to take toMD: You are 14 years old and you have shortness of breath and palpitation.You should tell your mother what you feel and ask her to take you to your pediatrician orfamily doctor asap.

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