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Is chest pain in a 5 year old dangerous?

Our family practitioner says maybe it was just a virus, but this child rarely complains about anything. For the past two days she gets chest pain when running or jumping. She also has a heart murmur. I don t want to be an overprotective Mom, but I am worried. Should I take her to the emergency room?
Thu, 17 Dec 2009
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You should always check out chest pains.... period. Please go to the emergency room immediately. May God protect and bless your child.
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