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    This is the same anon as the heart thumping thread a while back
    basically the palpitations haven't gone, in fact they have increased and are now more frequent in the day as well as this recently my chest has been feeling really tight for long periods of time. It is hard to describe but it is like a heavy sensation and often my chest like aches idk how to describe it sometimes i get like lancing/spiking pain as well.
    basically idk what to do as these are new and i feel like i should go back to the doctors but i was told to 'destress' last time so idk what to do
    thanks guys xxx
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    This is the same anon as the heart thumping thread a while back
    basically the palpitations haven't gone, in fact they have increased and are now more frequent in the day as well as this recently my chest has been feeling really tight for long periods of time. It is hard to describe but it is like a heavy sensation and often my chest like aches idk how to describe it sometimes i get like lancing/spiking pain as well.
    basically idk what to do as these are new and i feel like i should go back to the doctors but i was told to 'destress' last time so idk what to do
    thanks guys xxx
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    I also have occasional chest pains as well. I took a blood test so they could check my Cholesterol level, blood sugar level etc. Turns out I was perfectly healthy which made my GP confused. He then referred me to a Cardiologist to have my ECG taken. The Cardiologist looked at my ECG and told me that I have a perfectly healthy heart. She concluded that I suffer from slight strains in my intercostal muscles in my rib cage, which is normal because I was doing weights at the time. I thought I was going to die lol.
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    (Original post by DeadEnd_96)
    I also have occasional chest pains as well. I took a blood test so they could check my Cholesterol level, blood sugar level etc. Turns out I was perfectly healthy which made my GP confused. He then referred me to a Cardiologist to have my ECG taken. The Cardiologist looked at my ECG and told me that I have a perfectly healthy heart. She concluded that I suffer from slight strains in my intercostal muscles, which is normal. I thought I was going to die lol.
    hey x
    see that's the thing, last time i went to the doctors, like you they said my heart sounded fine on the stethoscope although it was going very fast. They are more than occasional tho it is daily tbh.
    do you still have them? x
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    hey x
    see that's the thing, last time i went to the doctors, like you they said my heart sounded fine on the stethoscope although it was going very fast. They are more than occasional tho it is daily tbh.
    do you still have them? x
    Yes, I still suffer from these chest pains. They can be annoying sometimes, but at least I know that these chest pains have nothing to do with my heart so I am less worried about it. I suggest you ask your GP to refer you to a Cardiologist so that you can have your ECG taken, then they can see whether there is a problem with your heart.
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    (Original post by DeadEnd_96)
    Yes, I still suffer from these chest pains. They can be annoying sometimes, but at least I know that these chest pains have nothing to do with my heart so I am less worried about it. I suggest you ask your GP to refer you to a Cardiologist so that you can have your ECG taken, then they can see whether there is a problem with your heart.
    aw i'm sorry to hear that :/ yeah ik what you mean, that is true, i think if i found out it either was or wasn't related to my heart it would put my mind at rest because then i could either get it sorted or i could just leave it
    yeah i'm gonna do that i think, he said come back if it dosen't get better and it hasn't
    thank you x
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    aw i'm sorry to hear that :/ yeah ik what you mean, that is true, i think if i found out it either was or wasn't related to my heart it would put my mind at rest because then i could either get it sorted or i could just leave it
    yeah i'm gonna do that i think, he said come back if it dosen't get better and it hasn't
    thank you x
    If you don't mind me asking, how old are you? I am 19 and my GP was surprised when I told him that I have chest pains, because he told me that I am his youngest patient to suffer from chest pains lol.
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    (Original post by DeadEnd_96)
    If you don't mind me asking, how old are you? I am 19 and my GP was surprised when I told him that I have chest pains, because he told me that I am his youngest patient to suffer from chest pains lol.
    no idm
    i am 17 exactly, that is why i think it is weird, i mean i am extremely anxious and stressy so idk if that it is but usually the ppl who get chest pains are old people x
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    Hi

    I've had a similar problem, Get a fast/pounding heartbeat, and chest pains, also breathless which all started about 2 years ago.

    The Dr heard unusual sounds in my heart rhythm so I had a ECG at my Dr's (and have had several more since to keep checking as the chest pains are ongoing) then got sent to a specialist and had a Echo scan.
    The conclusion was nothing serious, just a systoloic murmur which explains the unusual sounds and makes the fast heartbeat when my hearts struggling. Then came Asthma to explain the breathlessness. Finally Costochondritis for the Chest pains and I now get painkillers. (I can't spell it, their is good information about it here though http://patient.info/health/costochondritis )


    It sounds like some of what I had is very similar to what you've got, if you want to ask any questions please do.

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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    no idm
    i am 17 exactly, that is why i think it is weird, i mean i am extremely anxious and stressy so idk if that it is but usually the ppl who get chest pains are old people x
    My whole family were confused when I told them about my chest pains because I have a very healthy lifestyle and I rarely eat junk food. I thought I was going to die by before I reach 30 lol. When I went for my blood test, everyone in the waiting rooms were at least over 70 years old and they were all staring at me with confused expressions on their faces. :ahee:
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    Sounds like palpitations that beta blockers might sort out if it is stress induced - go back to the doctor and tell them how this is affecting you as its not a one off.
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    (Original post by Minionmum)
    Sounds like palpitations that beta blockers might sort out if it is stress induced - go back to the doctor and tell them how this is affecting you as its not a one off.
    yeah i think that would help the thing is tho idk that they will give me them because they just tell me to de-stress but i can't, i always feel on edge/tense/anxious x
 
 
 
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