A 44-year-old member asked:
What is a grade 2/6 systolic heart murmur? is it treatable?
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Internal Medicine - Cardiology 33 years experience
Refers to the volume: a grade 1 murmur you can barely hear
a grade 2 murmur is obvious
a grade 3 murmur is louder
a grade 4 murmur you can hear and feel it rumble on the chest
a grade 5 murmur you can hear with just the rim of the stethoscope touching the chest
a grade 6 murmur you can hear with the stethoscope off the chest
the specfic treatment depends upon what is causing the murmur -
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Last updated Mar 2, 2020
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