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A 42-year-old female asked:

Gp discovered heart murmur in me. my father has had mitral valve replaced will it be same for me ?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Murmur: Heart murmur just means noise. Talk to the doc and what he believes is causing the murmur and what is its significance.
Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatric Cardiology 31 years experience
Not likely: A murmur can be nothing, something minor, or sometimes very serious. Ask your gp what your murmur is. Have an echocardiogram if you have not. Information is needed to know what you may expect. Good luck.

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