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A 21-year-old female asked:

I'm 21, had angina-like pains when running all my life. since a flu 3 months ago been experiencing breathlessness and palps; i'm almost immobile. ekgs, echo, blood tests normal. could it still be heart?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Stress test???: Or holter moniter? These are 2 other tests i would do before giving you the all clear!
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Unlikely: Look for other causes such as thyroid and adrenal disease as well as other possibles. The fact that it only exercise induced may be important. Consider asking as a stress echo.
Last updated Oct 27, 2018

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