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Heart rhythm disorder , shortness of breath - 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 :   hello/?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   my heart feels like its jumping or something.. and it makes me cough?
User :   is that bad? :|
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :  
But what it is like?
Doctor :  
Do you have pain?
User :   no pain.. it just feels weird
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :  
Do you have breathing difficulty along with it?
User :   i do lose my breathe at times but i usually have to cough right after it happens
Doctor :   Ok

User :   this usually happens to me.. but goes away but its actually been doing this for 2 hours
Doctor :  
May I know your age and gender?
User :   22 - Male
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i dont smoke or anything either
Doctor :   Is this only from the past 2 hours?
User :   yeah
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
I would suggest you to get an ECG done as early as possible
User :   so it can be something serious?
Doctor :   It does require an ECG

Doctor :  
to rule out any cardiac issues
User :   oh okay
Doctor :   Get it done at the earliest

Doctor :  
If it is normal
Doctor :  
then there is nothing much to worry

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