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Aortic Stenosis Signs And Symptoms
Several: The most common symptom is chest pain with effort or in more advanced cases where the stenosis has been severe for many years, decreased exercise tolerance, shortness of breath, light headedness and palpitations among others. Check with your doctor, the diagnosis is usually straight forward. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Echocardiogram: In order to evaluate the severity of aortic stenosis you must have an echocardiogram. Several measurements are performed, including jet velocity and aortic valve area, that will determine the severity of stenosis. Physical exam findings are not consistent enough to be used as a determining factor for the degree of stenosis. ...Read more
The symptoms ranges: From mild to severe. Aortic valve stenosis signs and symptoms typically develop when narrowing of the valve is severe and can include: chest pain (angina) or tightness, feeling faint or fainting with exertion, shortness of breath, especially with exertion, fatigue, especially during times of increased activity, heart palpitations sensations of a rapid, fluttering heartbeat, heart murmur. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is extreme fatigue a symptom of mod/severe aortic stenosis. Ava of 1.02 peak gradient 44. No other symptoms?
Whether people with MVP primary MR have an increased chance of Aortic stenosis? I hear an early click(s1) in my aorta. Can it be a sign of bicuspid va
Mitral & AorticValv: There is no evidence that individuals with MVP with MR are at an increased risk for Aortic Valve disease. Sometimes there is a sound or click associated with a Bicuspid aortic valve, but clicks are also associated with Mitral valve prolapse. Both of these would be seen on an echocardiogram which is used to diagnose the mitral valve prolapse. ...Read more
May start from birth: Aortic valve problems may start from birth if the aortic valve was abnormal due to a birth defect. As one ages, there can be progressive wear and tear of a bicuspid valve present since birth. There can also be wear and tear of a previously normal aortic valve in the elderly. Rheumatic fever can also cause scarring of the aortic valve in a child or adult. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Aortic stenosis: Aortic stenosis is most commonly caused by age-related progressive calcification of a normal (three-leafed) aortic valve (>50% of cases). Other causes include calcification of a congenital bicuspid aortic valve (30-40% of cases) and acute rheumatic fever (less than 10% of cases). Diabetes, hypertension and hyperlipidemia may speed up the age-related calcification and degeneration of aortic valves. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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