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I feel short of breath, feeling off and took my blood

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I feel short of breath, feeling off and took my blood pressure 122/84 135 with irregular heart beat detected. I was resting and reading a book. I am concerned.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.

Hi. We can continue after this if you'd like but with an irregular heartbeat and shortness of breath you need to consider this an emergency situation and get to a doctor right away. This could be a sudden onset of either atrial flutter or atrial fibrillation or it could be a pulmonary embolus and it needs evaluation and treatment before it becomes worse.

Let me know if you need more information please