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Heart palpitations for a 13 year old - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Heart Rate and Rhythm Disorders
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User :   okay. I am 13 years old and i am having heart palpitations. In a week I have about 15-30. I already go to the cardiologist for a heart murmur. Should I be concerend?
Doctor :   palpitations may be due to anxiety
Doctor :   did the cardiologist examined and told u have heart murmur?
User :   yes
Doctor :   did they run tests like echocardiography or ecg?
User :   yes
he said that in the ekg, it showed that the heart was beating like an enlarged heart, but when he did the echo, nothing showed up.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   could u please type in the EKG report

Doctor :   at ur age cardiomyopathy or enlarged heart is not usual and murmurs
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