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For the past month I've been getting terrible chest pain. It has been nonstop. It rarely ever goes away. It's in the center of my chest and sometimes on the left and sometimes on the right. The only problem we've had in our family is diabetes and acid reflux from my mom. I'm only 15 and weigh 120 pounds and I'm 5 foot. So I'm not overweight. I do also get shortness of breath when in just sitting there not doing anything. And when I'm sitting in class, that maybe could be panic attacks? Idk but I also get lightheaded and have a stomach ache. My blood pressure is fine. So what could possibly be wrong? Oh forgot to mention. The first 3 days of it(which was when the chest pain all started so no im not sick anymore with the cold or mucus) i had a cold and tons of mucus which i couldnt cough up. I ended up just throwing it up and had absolutely no cough! So right now i have no cough whatsoever! Please answer ASAP! Thank you!
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replied May 7th, 2012
"Nonstop" chest pain, sometimes in the center and sometimes on the left and sometimes on the right suggests no particular origin to me. It certainly does not appear related to acid reflux, and I can't see any relaltion to diabetes. The chest pain, plus recurrent shortness of breath, plus lightheaded and stomach ache all add up to the possibility of an emotional origin at age 15 years. It doesn't add up to panic attacks, which you mention, but an emotional origin is a possibility.
All things considered, it seems to me that at your young age it would be advisable to consult with a pediatrician.


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