Hi, I and a 15 year old girl, in better

Patient : Hi, I and a 15 year old girl, in better shape than most, and just a few moments ago, I ran a little over a mile. I can normally run a mile in about 8 minutes without stopping, but at the end I would be out of breath, although it won't take me long to catch my breath. During my run, about 1/2 the mile, I started feeling a sharp pain right under my right rib. I took a short break and walked a little Bit then continued on. Not long after that my chest started feeling like it was starting to collapse. It wasn't that intense, but it hurt enough for me to stop running. I started spitting up so much mucus, an extraordinary amount, but I decided to finish the run. When I got home I felt like I was about to faint, I couldn't walk in a straight line and immediately sat down. My body felt fine but I got the worse headache in my life, my sinuses felt like they were going to explode. I tried to drink water but I was breathing way to hard. I went in the bathroom, because I felt like I was going to faint, or throw up, which ever one came first, and started spitting mucus. It felt like I was about to have a nose bleed, and my mouth tasted like I was spitting up blood, but there was none. After that I started burping a lot because it felt like there was air lodged in my chest and once I stopped, I started coughing uncontrollably. My whole body was shaking, and the fact that I was freaking out may have contributed to the problem, but I could barley stand. this lasted about 25 minutes before I could even talk. Im home alone, and I don't want to tell my mom before I know if this is something to worry about, but my sinuses and chest still hurt a Bit. Should I be worried. And I do have trouble breathing, but I don't have any medical conditions. And sometimes at Night. When I lay on my chest, my airways close up, but that has happened for awhile. Any advice?
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