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Memphis, TN
A 40-year-old female asked:

Sudden shortness of breath at rest. feels like flush of fluid in chest.heart beats hard.stress & all cardiac tests ok. scary feeling. what's this?

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Dr. Teresa Menendez Hood
Cardiology 38 years experience
Sob: Could be panic attacks. Would check with a lung doctor and an endocrine doc to make sure you dont have thyroid or adrenal issues.
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