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Heart Problems?

Since fall in 2017, I've been having heart palpitations and a little bit of chest pain, but it wasn't bad and only occurred once in awhile. I had an EKG and 48 holter monitor done, but no symptoms occurred then. But since January, it's been getting a lot worse. I have chest pain and palpitations every day. The pain is sometimes sharp, sometimes it's achy and throbbing, and sometimes it feels really tight, especially when I lay on my side. I've been taking my heart rate daily, and sometimes it goes over 100 when I'm just sitting. I took my heart rate after waking up once, and it was at 128. Sometimes I have episodes where I'll being doing nothing and my heart will start pounding and hurting really bad, but it goes away after a minute or two. I haven't had any shortness of breath or any problems breathing, but back in October I fell and hit my calf pretty hard, to the point where it now looks like my leg is dented. My doctor said there was a blood clot but that it would go away on its own, but even now it's still bruised. I don't know if that has anything to do with it, since I've had heart symptoms before I hit my leg, but it's slowly gotten worse after I did. I've also been coughing and getting hot flashes too, but I don't know if that's related either. I'm a 14 year old girl, 5'2, 90 lbs, with no other health problems
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363281 tn?1590104173
Hello~I honestly think you should see your doctor again, he/she should probably give you some more tests. Have you had an echocardiogram?

I will say, however, that at your age, heart disease is uncommon, your symptoms could be "stress related" , also, at your age, your hormones are still trying to regulate, this can definitely cause some of the symptoms as well. All this being said, I feel that for peace of mind, I would still ask the doctor.
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Thank you - and I haven't had an echocardiogram
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