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26 year old with heart murmur. Taking lexapro for anxiety. Dizziness and palpitation with chest pain

I am a 26 y/o female. I was told that I have a heart murmur when I was about 12 or 13. Last year I started on Lexapro for anxiety; I had been experiencing anxiety attacks . They have been controlled with medicine, however I my heart will still occasionally race and I feel dizzy. I have always been a moderate exerciser. Over the last few months I have been conditioning myself to run a 5K in April but have stopped training due to having moderate chest pain (sharp and sudden) and SOB while running.
Asked On : Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

Murmur, pain, shortness of breath, racing of the heart - all in combination is a definite indication to see your doctor again.
HOLTER (24 to 48 hour ambulatory monitoring) / ECHOcardiogram / TMT (Treadmill exercise ECG) /
LABORATORY work-up – will all be necessary for further assessment and assistance.
Anxiety preferably ought to be an exclusion diagnosis, in such circumstances.

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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