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chest pains in teenage girl

Posted By Lori on September 07, 1998 at 22:45:17:

My daughter is 16 years old. For the past few years she has had periodic
episodes of chest pain, difficulty breathing, and numbness and tingling
throughout her body. I've taken her to several doctors, including a
pediatric heart doctor, who have all said they can find no reason for her
problem. Her current pediatrician suggested a possible trachea problem
and gave us a nebulizer with a saline inhalant. This has helped her some
but not as much as I would like. I've tried researching probable
causes since I know these attacks are real. Can anyone help me? Are
these anxiety attacks? Are these symptoms of the heart valve problem
that I've read about where teenagers have dropped dead (usually during
athletics)??? I know there is a problem but no one seems to be able to
help me.
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