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Call 911 if racing pulse, out of breath?
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Brian Fishman
Emergency Medicine
In brief: Yes
If your heart is racing or you are having palpitations (a phenomenon in which you are aware of your own heartbeat or can feel your heart pounding), or if you are experiencing significant shortness of breath, it is best to dial 911 and visit the emergency room for an evaluation.

In brief: Yes
If your heart is racing or you are having palpitations (a phenomenon in which you are aware of your own heartbeat or can feel your heart pounding), or if you are experiencing significant shortness of breath, it is best to dial 911 and visit the emergency room for an evaluation.
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