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A 30-year-old female asked:

I have been have fast heart rate as high as 140 and low heart rate as low as 40. i get severe vein pain and my hands turn purple and on another time i get chest pains as well as numb face and arm pain. but no doctor will believe me because i am 30?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
By your age, if you have the symptoms as described you probably have a systemic condition which affect cardiovascular system such as systemic sclerosis or SLE. The heart rate change can be detected with 72 hour Holter monitoring. You should seek a second opinion and request for a heart rhythm monitoring.

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