A 45-year-old member asked:
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Is aortic regurgitation hereditary?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Might be: Depending upon the cause of the aortic regurgitation (and there are many), the presence of a bicuspid aortic valve, as an example, may be hereditary.
Answered on Apr 2, 2018

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Generally yes.: This is usually a condition which will become worse over time.
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