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Is A Heart Murmur Still A Big Deal For Joining The Military
Depends: Heart murmur is not synonymous with a heart problem. A heart murmur is a sort of "squirting" sound that can be heard when listening to the heart with a stethoscope. Some of these "squirting" sounds are simply the sound of blood being "squirted" out of the heart (innocent murmurs) but they may also be the result of an abnormality of your heart. You should have yourself checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dr says i may have a very slight heart murmur. Is it still ok to ride roller coasters knowing this?
Cause?: That question can't be answered without knowing the cause of the murmur. "Murmur" just means a sound that we hear - it can be caused by many things including a small hole in the heart, heart valve issues, anemia, or just the blood flow through the vessels (innocent). An innocent murmur tends to "come and go" and often disappear completely. A hole might close. Anemia can resolve. Learn the cause. ...Read more
Turned blue 3 times when i was a baby from heart murmur-now i get sob-do i still have a heart murmur? I'm 19 now...
The only sure way : To find out if you still have a heart murmur and if it is something to worry about since you are now having shortness of breath is to see your physician or cardiologist. They will do a cardiac work up and tell you exactly if this is just a functional/ healthy murmur or pathological ...Read more
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
I had a heart murmur since i was a baby and the dr said it's still really loud. I had it checked when i was 7 but I have chest pains. What could it be?
Heart murmur: What did your echocardiogram reveal about your heart murmur? Do you have a significant valvular problem? Your chest pains may not be related to the heart and more info is needed about your chest pains to make a diagnosis. Your physician who knows your condition is best to advise you. ...Read more
I sneezed yesterday and started feeling breathless and still do today is this a result of allergies my asthma or my heart murmur?
Allergies and asthma: Although some heart conditions that cause heart murmers can be associated with shortness of breath, the combination of sneezing and breathlessness is most likely to be due to a flar in your allergies and asthma, or due to a new upper respiratory infection. If using your allergy and asthma medications as instructed does not provide you with relief, or if new symptoms develop, schedule a visit. ...Read more
I've had a full work up but still have high platelets and a heart murmur and feel sick all the time with chills, aches, chest pain, dizzy. What now?
Keep searching: Conditions or factors that can cause a high platelet count are: iron-deficiency anemia hemolytic anemia absence of spleen cancer inflammatory or infectious diseases, such as connective tissue disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, and tuberculosis reactions to medicines i would recommend second opinion especially a hematologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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