Top
10
Doctor insights on: Aortic Stenosis Heart Murmur

Share
1

1
Dr.Sevveg, Mod. Aortic Stenosis is new diangosis April 2014 found w Echo by New ♡Dr w poss mild hypokensis of Apex. No heart murmur April 2013, but YES rt side murmur in March '14 .Can D.M. cause it & Sob

Dr.Sevveg, Mod. Aortic Stenosis is new diangosis April 2014 found w Echo by New ♡Dr w poss mild hypokensis of Apex.  No heart murmur April 2013, but YES rt side murmur  in March '14 .Can D.M. cause it & Sob

Unlikely: Unlikely that DM caused AS. However DM does accelerate atherosclerotic and inflammatory process involved in plaque build up in coronary arteries and other vasculature which is a similar process involved in thickening and hardening of valves. SOB - shortness of breath needs to be worked up... Check with your doc... You will need stress testing... ...Read more

Aorta (Definition)

The aorta is the largest artery in the body, leaving directly from the left ventricle of the heart to supply blood to the entire body. It is made of elastic tissue layers called "intima" and is subject to damage by high blood pressure, smoking, cholesterol, ...Read more


2

2
Have multiple miscarriages. Have heart murmur, severe ectopic heart beats/lack oxygen to heart and pulm stenosis. Can they cause miscarriages?

Have multiple miscarriages. Have heart murmur, severe ectopic heart beats/lack oxygen to heart and pulm stenosis. Can they cause miscarriages?

Need more info: Not sure what you mean by lack of oxygen to the heart. I also need to know how severe the pulmonic stenosis is and whether the pressures are increased on the right side of the heart ...Read more

3

3
Is GNC mens ripped Vitapak program (non stimulant) good for a 23 year old male with a slight heart murmur and bicuspid aorta?

Is GNC mens ripped Vitapak program (non stimulant) good for a 23 year old male with a slight heart murmur and bicuspid aorta?

I don't think so: After looking up the ingredients on GNC's website, I could not find a full ingredient list; therefore I cannot recommend it. Good luck. Go to a licensed professional, integrative medicine or naturopath, to find what's right for you. ...Read more

4

4
Can you join the military with aortic stenosis murmur?

Can you join the military with aortic stenosis murmur?

Unlikely: If you have aortic stenosis, your exercise capacity will be somewhat limited (depending on the degree of stenosis), so it's unlikely you will be able to join the military. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
How are aortic stenosis and mitral regurgitation murmur different?

Mitral regurgitation: Mr murmur is an early systolic, holosystolic, or also referred to as blowing systolic murmur best heard over the apex radiating to the left axilla. Aortic stenosis is an ejection systolic murmur best heard over the right upper stern all border, radiating to the neck, and there may be an ejection systolic click heard over same area and apex. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
What are the differences between aortic stenosis and mitral regurgitation murmur?

What are the differences between aortic stenosis and mitral regurgitation murmur?

Multiple: The pitch is different. Also, each is better heard in a different location in the chest, and the duration of the murmur during the cardiac cycle are different. ...Read more

7

7
What is the difference between aortic stenosis and a ?Mitral regurgitation murmur?

Sound: Typically tonal quality and location. I don't normally defer to the web but there are some great valve sound resources on the web, check them out for a detailed explaination. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Would a hole in your heart and aortic stenosis be life-threatening?

Would a hole in your heart and aortic stenosis be life-threatening?

Depends: Both vary separately and as a pair in their impact on the heart and circulatory system, from minimal to life threatening. ...Read more

10

10
What type of heart problem is senile calcific aortic stenosis?

What type of heart problem is senile calcific aortic stenosis?

Aortic stenosis: Restriction of opening of the aortic valve (valve between the heart and the circulation), due to deterioration of the valve over time, resulting in calcification and decreased opening. Common in older populations. Severe cases may require surgery to replace the aortic valve. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Barton Cook
400 doctors shared insights

Heart Murmur (Definition)

Heart murmurs are clinical findings in which a physician hears a murmur (a sound caused by the flowing and turbulence of blood) during the physical exam of a patient. Murmurs occur due abnormalities in the valves of the heart ...Read more


Dr. Roberto Rodriguez
635 doctors shared insights

Aortic Stenosis (Definition)

Aortic stenosis is the narrowing and hardening of the valve that connects the heart to the aorta, the largest artery in the body. This causes decreased flow of blood from the heart to the ...Read more