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Heart beating 130bpm. Feeling very short of breath. Just visited

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Heart beating 130bpm. Feeling very short of breath. Just visited doctor acknowledged breathlessness and said should keep taking asthma meds. Heart is racing and skipping beats and can't feel carotid or radial pulses
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Phil, MD :

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

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Dr. Phil, MD :

Hi

Dr. Phil, MD :

I'm Dr. Phil

Dr. Phil, MD :

Can I ask your first name?

Customer:

Heart beating 130bpm. Feeling very short of breath. Just visited doctor acknowledged breathlessness and said should keep taking asthma meds. Heart is racing and skipping beats and can't feel carotid or radial pulses

Dr. Phil, MD :

I disagree

Dr. Phil, MD :

130 is too high

Dr. Phil, MD :

You need an EKG

Customer:

I asked but she said no need. I'm heaving for breath...

Dr. Phil, MD :

you need to go to emergency

Dr. Phil, MD :

I am concerned about a heart arrhythmia mainly

Dr. Phil, MD :

your doctor should have at least done an EKG

Customer:

What do I say... the doctor has said keep inhaling my meds

Dr. Phil, MD :

If you get checked and everything is fine, ok

Dr. Phil, MD :

but it needs checked

Customer:

My heart is really pounding and it's skipping beats and I'm very short of breath

Dr. Phil, MD :

ok go to the hospital

Customer:

Siobhan is my first name...I feel so breathless, I have not felt like this before

Dr. Phil, MD :

Siobhan.

Dr. Phil, MD :

can you go to the hospital?

Customer:

What is happening to me I'm so scared

Dr. Phil, MD :

It could be the asthma meds but it could be a heart rhythm problem

Dr. Phil, MD :

you need an EKG to diagnose it

Customer:

I can't feel any pulses or my heart when I put my hand on my chest

Dr. Phil, MD :

That is because the heart rate is too rast

Dr. Phil, MD :

fast

Dr. Phil, MD :

don't worry about that

Customer:

I'm too scared to call an ambulance

Dr. Phil, MD :

you have to

Dr. Phil, MD :

you will be safe

Dr. Phil, MD :

just call

Dr. Phil, MD :

Siobhan

Dr. Phil, MD :

call now

Customer:

I've called the doctor back. I am away rom hon

Dr. Phil, MD :

okay

Customer:

Sorry, I have called doctor back, I am away from home. He will come to see me...I am so breathless though

Dr. Phil, MD :

you can relax

Dr. Phil, MD :

you will be okay

Dr. Phil, MD :

even if it is a heart rhythm problem you will be fine

Customer:

I can't count my heartbeat just leaning over trying to breathe

Dr. Phil, MD :

you are okay

Dr. Phil, MD :

just get to the ER

Customer:

its when my heart beats really really fast and then stops and starts and I feel like I can't breategh

Dr. Phil, MD :

if something bad was going to happen it likely would have

Dr. Phil, MD :

you are okay

Dr. Phil, MD :

it is partially anxiety

Dr. Phil, MD :

you can just go to the ER to get checked

Customer:

Im not going to ER doctor says she is coming here. I've got pain right across my chest now is that heart pain

Dr. Phil, MD :

what information would you like from me?

Customer:

I have really bad chest pain

Dr. Phil, MD :

what information would you like from me?

Dr. Phil, MD :

You have asked your question, and I have respectfully XXXXX XXXXX my recommendations

Dr. Phil, MD :

Go to the hospital

Dr. Phil, MD :

If you don't want to do that, it's up to you

Customer:

Thanks, XXXXX XXXXX coming. You have been a great support...

Dr. Phil, MD :

you're welcome

Dr. Phil, MD :

please don't forget a positive rating

Dr. Phil, MD :

I appreciate it

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just click the excellent face to close the chat

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
I noticed that our chat is not complete.

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