A 26-year-old female asked:
hi am 27 yrs old and have a lower heart valve that is part closed. can that cause a heart attack or a stroke? or am i to young to have any of those?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Radiology 47 years experience
Which valve?: Don't know what a lower valve is. A stenotic valve can cause increased strain on the heart. Depending on the cause of the stenosis, damage to a valve could predispose to propagation of emboli which might cause blockages to the arteries of any part of the body. There is no age that is too low for a stroke or heart attack.
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Internal Medicine 24 years experience
?: Not sure what you mean by "lower heart valve" but heart valve disorders in 26 year olds are not likely to cause heart attacks or strokes.
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Last updated Oct 24, 2017
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