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Right now my pulse rate is close to 140 like 138 and i feel

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Hey right now my pulse rate is close to 140 like 138 and i feel like my heart is going to pop out of my chest do i need to go to the hospital?
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  MasterDoc replied 10 years ago.
The heart rate itself is not necessarily high enough to be dangerous since it is within the normal exercise range for anyone uder 50. However, if this came on WITHOUT any exercise then you definitely should go to the Emregency Department to find out why.
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