I'm 18, have chest pains, weakness, and issues getting deep breaths right now. Could I be having a heart attack?

See below. You are too young to be having a heart attack. Your symptoms do sound concerning and need to be evaluated by a physician. Chest pain upon taking deep breath could be secondary to a lung infection, pericarditis, pneumothorax, etc.therefore you should consult your doctor or connect with us via concierge so we can further evaluate your condition. .

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