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Is it possible to get a heart attack at the age of 14?

omg for the last hour my chest has been really tight and then suddenly i couldnt breath and now im having left arm pain and neck pain and i feel really dizzy i think im having a heart attack i went to the docters about 1 month ago and had an ecg and blood samples everything was fine im only 14 and my dad said i wouldnt have a heart attack at my age he says its just panic attacks. Im really sceard what do you think it is ?
Fri, 9 Sep 2011
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Hello.welcome.In modern times one can get a heart attack at your age.Instead of getting panicky you must visit a cardiologist for the proper evaluation.good luck.
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take an aspirin a day..if its really heart attack...aspirin will help against coagulation(inhibit platelet aggregation)..if u have any GIT problems..do not use aspirin..take an alternative drug for it...and consult ur physician.
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