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I am a 52 year old female experiencing heart palpitations,

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I am a 52 year old female experiencing heart palpitations, pain in the left shoulder and dry mouth, should I seek medical attention.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 6 years ago.


Thanks for your question.

You are postmenopausal.

You have been experiencing palpitation left shoulder pain & dry mouth.

This does raise the concern for heart disease.

But, anxiety may be the likely diagnosis.

Heart disease should be ruled out before considering anxiety as plausible explanation.

I will suggest you proceed to the urgent care for call 911 for a quick electrocardiogram & clinical evaluation.

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