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Palpitations and breathlessness - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   I just need to know if something im experiencing is normal or if i need to contact someone.
User :   Every once in a while for a few seconds my heart will beat really fast and harder than usual. During and for a couple seconds after I lose my breath. I'm totally find before and after.
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
since when you are having this problem?
User :   I've had them for probably around 6 months.
Doctor :  
is this the first time you are feeling like this?
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
please provide your age, gender and location
Doctor :  
have done any investigations for this?
User :   16 female
User :   No I haven't
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
you will need to do few blood tests and an ECG
Doctor :  
ECG at the time you are feeling the symptoms
Doctor :  
so see if any rhythm change is there in the heart
Doctor :  
and blood test to rule out thyroid problems

Doctor :  
have you started menstruating?
Doctor :  
are you there?
Doctor :  
are you there?
Doctor :  
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