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cause of tricuspid regurgitation

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Must be monitored: and contact your cardiologist: You need to know what the EF ( ejection fraction ) is to determine the impact of these valve issues and if they are at ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Echo: Virtually all abnormal intracardiac flows are imaged by doppler echo.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
Right heart: Hi Edwina,this could be simple or very complex. Usually the heart will tolerate quite severe TR without severe symptoms. If you want to link the blue ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Lv dysfunction is the most worrisome feature you listed - there are medications that can help. You need to be under regular care.
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A 68-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Graham
30 years experience in Pediatrics
A leaky & weak valve: The heart is a machine with plumbing. There are four holding tanks. Two upper and two lower. There are 4 valves in the heart that regulate the outf ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience in Cardiology
Nothing to worry : About. It is not abnormal to have trivial reguritation.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Pitts
27 years experience in Family Medicine
L leaky heart valve.: The tricuspid valve controls blood from the upper right chamber to the lower right chamber of your heart. It's supposed to be a one-way flow, but whe ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Tricuspid regurg: Complex issue. Let's do 2nd opinion and discuss.
A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Tricuspid regurge: SOB, edema, pulsatile painful liver. Fatigue.

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