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What happens when functional murmur changes

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ehsan Ansari
30 years experience Cardiology
Auscultation: Auscultation of the heart and echo.
Dr. Robert Pearson-Martinez
20 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Exclude other reason: A murmur is just an extra sound heard when listening to the heart. Sometimes a murmur may be caused by a structural heart problem, such as a septal de ... Read More
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Dr. Volkan Tuzcu
31 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Murmur : Usually by simply listening by a stethoscope. Sometimes you need an echocardiogram to make sure that it is an innocent murmur not something else

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
39 years experience Family Medicine
If it is new, then: it might be good to ask for a cardiac ultrasound. Many murmurs are functional (heard with stethescope) but not signifcantly altering the flow of bloo ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Ezzeddine
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Normal: Simply means noisy flowing of blood thru a valve; it doesn't need any action taken.
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Dr. Alan Greene
34 years experience Pediatrics
Normal: Functional murmurs, also called innocent murmurs, are noises made by the normal heart or its surrounding structures. At least 80% of children have fun ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Echo: PI is pulmonary insufficiency. It is probably a minor finding but you need to ask your doctor about its meaning in you
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Echo: Usually a holosystolic murmur is pathological. Echo can sometimes miss things.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Murmurs: Meet with a physician as an echocardiogram & holter monitor may be indicated ....Both systolic murmurs & palpitations can be benign....Palpitations in ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nichol
30 years experience Anesthesiology
No: Nothing to worry about. A murmur is the sound heard as the blood in your heart moves over the surfaces of the valves. They can suggest problems, but a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
33 years experience Cardiology
Heart: I assume when you say "murmur" you really mean palpitation .., or the sensation if your heart beating . (you can't feel a murmur) . Yes hormonal cycle ... Read More
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