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This is Dr. David
I'm sorry you got the flu
you wouldn't have a heart attack at age 19
more likely you are having a panic attack or anxiety attack causing your heart to race.
severe anxiety can cause you to have chest pains and fast heart rate.
severe anxiety can cause you to have upset stomach and nausea as well.
flu can cause you to have nausea.
have you had bad anxiety symptoms in the past before?
if you have the flu, you can get bronchitis and cough and this can cause chest pains.
certain cold medications can contain pseudoephedrine in it and this can cause you to have fast heart rate as well.
are you coughing with your infection?