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Is It Normal For A Toddler To Have A Heart Murmur
Yes, its common: Yes, its very common for young kids to have slight heart murmurs. Most often they are called stills murmurs or innocent murmurs and are heard simply becausea child is small and thin and the wooshing sound of the blood in the heart is easily heard. There could be something wrong and it should be evaulated by your doctor, but most heart murmurs in kids are benign. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have no symptoms or irregular heart beat. Normal blood pressure and good heart rate. Why would I have a heart murmur?
Maybe.: Murmur is sound of blood flowing. Some doctors hear better than others and some report murmurs more frequently. Changing doctors may change your murmur. Because your blood does not always flow with the same dynamic, you may have a murmur one day and not the next. The characteristics of the murmur and change over time are key. A new and ugly sounding murmur needs eval. ...Read more
My sons BP is 129/69 he has a heart murmur and he is 14 yrs of age his hr is 82 can u tell me if this is normal ? He has been lethargic for past 2 wk
Likely Normal: I'd recommend that your son see a pediatric cardiologist if the pcp feels the murmur is unusual or if it has changed. However, those vital signs are pretty normal given his age. A murmur is just an extra sound, it may or not mean there is a problem. A pediatric cardiologist will be able to assess the location, quality, and timing of the murmur to determine if any additional tests need to be done. ...Read more
Heart sounds: Normal first heart sound (s1) means normal closure of the two valves (tricuspid and mitral) between upper and lower chambers of the heart. Normal second heart sound (s2) means normal closure of the outlet valves (aortic and pulmonary) from bottom chambers of the heart to all body parts (systemic circulation) and lungs (pulmonary circulation). S1 and S2 can be soft, loud or abnormally split attimes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal to detect a heart murmur until now that my kid is 4 yrs old. Never got found when she was a baby.
Common finding: If i listen to a kid often enough i will eventually hear a murmur.It is more likely to be an innocent one than one meaning something bad. Even significant murmurs are not always evident at birth but may be detected at 2-4 months of age or older, since the pressures within the heart shift from pre to post birth work. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with PVCs I usually get 1 a day and gives me SOB but heart is normal other than heart murmur could I get abnormal heart rhythm?
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