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Smoking marijuana with a bicuspid aortic valve

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terrence Cohen
Cardiology 47 years experience
May worsen with age: This is a not uncommon congenital variant which is typically aysmptomatic for many years. With aging, leakage from the valve not closing properly may ... Read More
Dr. Robert Binford
Thoracic Surgery 39 years experience
Needs to be followed: The normal aortic valve has 3 leaflets but the bicuspid valve only has 2. It is the most common valve congenital malformation. About 1-2%. The natural... Read More

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Yes: U can drink wine 1-2 glasses without any problem!
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
In moderation: Drink in operation. A glass or two is ok. Talk with your doctor for more recommendations.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
Cardiology 37 years experience
Can be: At times, because a bicuspid aortic valve is associated with either aortic insufficiency, aortic stenosis, chest pain and shortness of breath. This p... Read More
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
Usually ok: If valve is competent which an echocardiogram can evaluate.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 24 years experience
No: Bicuspid aortic valve is not a cause of seizures.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
Never heard of: This restriction unless your BP is low due to resultant aortic valve stenosis.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 37 years experience
Some information: It is more likely to be congenital since it is the one of the most common congenital forms of cardiac disorders. It is three times more likely to occu... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Lubienski
Thoracic Surgery 38 years experience
Minor: Need to be on a surveillance program coordinated with cardiologist to follow aortic insufficiency and aortic enlargement. Need to avoid hypertension a... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Neonatology 37 years experience
Increased: A velocity over 2 mm/sec is considered elevated, so I would get an appointment with your cardiologist and discuss options on management
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarberaanswered
Pediatrics 29 years experience
No: There is no relation between the two.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Cardiology 56 years experience
No: I do not think that is a reason to restrict you unless you are on medications or have an infection of the bicuspid valve.
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