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Could I have a heart malformation? Had a murmur on sports physical. Was a preemie.

Could I have a heart malformation? Had a murmur on sports physical. Was a preemie.

Perhaps: If you have a new murmur, you may have a new heart condition. Or it may be an innocent murmur. If you were very premature, chances are you had a cardiac evaluation and an echocardiogram in the neonatal icu. If you had a heart malformation it would have been found at that time. ...Read more

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Dr. Cindy Juster
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Premature Baby (Definition)

Any newborn infant with a gestational age of less 37 weeks- since most pregnancies other than in vitro fertilization cannot determine exact dates of conception, several methods such as early ultrasound, last menstrual period, and the Ballard gestational assessment can ...Read more


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Is a heart murmur patient fit enough to participate in physically demanding sports such as boxing?

Is a heart murmur patient fit enough to participate in physically demanding sports such as boxing?

Maybe: Yes if the heart murmer is an innocent or functional sound. If it is caused by a heart defectmaybe not. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Could heart murmurs would be found on people who has been dancing or playing sports?

Could heart murmurs would be found on people who has been dancing or playing sports?

Murmur: A heart murmur. A murmur is just noise. Sometimes serious problems cause a murmur many times a murmur is caused by normal flow. Patients often misctranslate what the dr. Tells them. ...Read more

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Can you play sports even with a heart murmur?

Can you play sports even with a heart murmur?

It depends: There are many different types of heart murmurs, with different structural abnormalities corresponding with different murmurs. Until the murmur is identified, you won't know whether exercise will be safe. ...Read more

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Chance I have marfan's? Rapid sports fatigue, heart murmurs a few months ago for ~1 week, & sev. myopia (-13D), astig, bad floaters, + loose retina

Chance I have marfan's? Rapid sports fatigue, heart murmurs a few months ago for ~1 week, & sev. myopia (-13D), astig, bad floaters, + loose retina

See doctor: It sees that you may have some of the features and thus best to consult your doctor about this so that you can take proper precautions. ...Read more

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Can you still do physical acivity with a systolic murmur in the heart?

Can you still do physical acivity with a systolic murmur in the heart?

It depends: Systolic murmurs if due to lesions in valves of the heart - exercise may be detrimental. Hocm-hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy-should not be exercising. ...Read more

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Can you still do physical exertion with a systolic murmur in the heart?

Can you still do physical exertion with a systolic murmur in the heart?

Depends: A systolic murmur describes turbulent blood flow during the systolic portion (where the ventricles push blood to the lungs and body) of the cardiac cycle. There are several causes of this, which range from trivial to more serious. You should speak with your md to determine the etiology of the murmur and then he/she can advise about exercise and exertion levels. ...Read more

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5yo had physical and Pedi said her innocent heart murmur is louder than past but still nothing to worry about. Why isn't it gone and why is it louder?

5yo had physical and Pedi said her innocent heart murmur is louder than past but still nothing to worry about. Why isn't it gone and why is it louder?

Murmur : Your pedi might be right sometimes it is louder, but usually when you have anemia or fever. You can also ask to see a pediatric cardiologist, maybe an echo can be done and if normal you can be 100% sure that it is innocent or Ped cardiologist may not even see echocardiogram necessary ...Read more

Dr. Barton Cook
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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