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I am 15.I keep on getting painfull twinges in my heart

I keep on getting painfull twinges in my heart ... or in that area? But it feels like my heart. It happens every few hours or so, and lasts a few mins. Iv had it in the past, but only occasionally, iv been having it every day for a few days now. How many beats should I have in one minute? Im 17 years old... Help :/
Asked On : Sat, 19 Dec 2009
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HJi well come to HCM.
You can measure your heart beat by counting your radial pulse and if it is between
70 to 90 and regular forget about your heart rate and what you are gettin is palpitations
may not be any significance, could be just out of anxiety. But since you are having
pain as well better consult your doctor and if he agrees you should submit your self for
Echo to rule out MVP, which can give pain aswell palpitation if threre are VPCS with it
due to MVP.{mitral valve prolapse]. Thanks
Answered: Tue, 13 Sep 2011
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