A 41-year-old member asked:
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what happens when your heart valves enlarge?

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Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
13 years experience Cardiology
Does not enlarge: Your heart valves don't enlarge. They can get thickened or calcified. They can get infected or destroyed by infection. The structures that support the heart valves can get stretched or rupture, but the valves themselves don't get enlarged. Heart chamber can get enlarged.
Answered on Apr 29, 2020
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