U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Royston, GA
A 27-year-old female asked:

My dr recently told me that one side of my heart is larger than the other. what would symptoms wound this cause?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
More information: Is needed...Right or left? What did the echocardiogram show?
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Heart: The left side of the heart has greater mass than the right side. It pumps higher pressure for the same volume load. This doesn't cause symptoms if it is the normal situation. Sometimes more disparity is present, it isn't clear from what you wrote that you have an imbalance.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Nov 4, 2017

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.