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Whitestown, IN
A 28-year-old female asked:

Resting heart rate 117 ekg has been done looks normal. i'm 28 female blood pressure good i feel palpitations in my chest?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Behzad Pavri
Cardiac Electrophysiology 36 years experience
Many possibilities..: Need additional info: are paliptations there all the time, or only with exertion? Do modest activities (like climbing 1 flight of stairs) bring on palpitations? Shortness of breath? And (this will seem odd) are you affiliated with the medical profession? If you answered "yes" to all/most of these questions, it is possible you have the "syndrome of inappropriate sinus tachycardia", not dangerous...
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Dr. John Breinholt
Pediatric Cardiology 22 years experience
See your doctor: Have you been evaluated by a doctor? That is relatively fast for your age. With palpitations, and fast heart rate, you could have an arrhythmia that requires treatment.
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Last updated May 1, 2019
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