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A 60-year-old female asked:

I have av sclerosis plus grade ii ar. no diabetese no hypertension. high cholesterol and triglycerides. rapid heartbeat, murmur and discomfort. what are my chances of survival. will i suffer breathlessness, or brain stroke. any cure? can i walk?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Aortic sclerosis with grade 2 AR should not cause any problem at this time but I wonder about your tachycardia. Unfortunately, we do not have enough data from echocardiographic and hemodynamic findings to give you a correct assessment. Whatever, this valvular problem can be managed either medically or surgically in severe, symptomatic cases.
Last updated Feb 20, 2022

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