A 69-year-old female asked:
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does moderate aortic stenosis with mild hypokensis of the apex. require more than medicine? on exertion i get short of breath.does it need surgery?

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Dr. Scott Silverberg
26 years experience Anesthesiology
Unable to Answer: This is a complicated situation that can only be answered by your cardiologist. There are several reasons for being short of breath on exertion. If it is your aortic valve abnormality and it limits your life style then consider a procedure. The valve will continue to get worse over time so see your cardiologist
Answered on Feb 8, 2015
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