A 27-year-old female asked:
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is a upper normal heart size common and what does that mean?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Get an echo: Upper normal limit is not normal and not common in a 27 year old, but, if it's based on a chest x-ray, it's not reliable. Ask your doctor for an echo. (comment: if you failed to take a really good deep breath at the moment they took your chest x-ray, it will falsely make your heart appear to be larger than it really is).
Answered on Nov 7, 2019

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