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A 40-year-old female asked:

I have chest pain and tightness, shortness of breath, no voice, burning in my left ears and left side of throat and my heart is racing?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Time to see a doctor: Chest pressure, chest pain, or trouble breathing are signs that she should talk with her doctor right away or go to the ER. In adults, chest pain can be a heart problem. She should not drive herself (safer by ambulance). If it turns out not to be myocarditis, heart attack symptoms, or anxiety attack symptoms, the ER will also have checked for problems such as a collapsed lung or a pneumonia.
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Last updated Jun 23, 2019


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