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I have resting heart rate-90-120, loud systolic heart murmur, breathlessness, lung function just below 80% + nausea/reflux. What cud be wrong? Age 21.
Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more
I sometimes have sharp pain on left side between heart and lungs. I was born with a heat murmur. What are the symptoms for heart murmurs?
Cardiomediastinal silhouette. Lungs are clear. No pleural effusion or pneumothorax. Do I have heart murmur?
Heart sounds: Heart murmurs are found while listening to the heart with a stethoscope and evaluated with an echocardiogram (ultrasound of the heart) to determine it poses a problem. Chest x-ray can show complications of having heart murmurs from valve problems such as heart failure and enlarged heart chambers. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I recently had an echo done to determine the cause of a faint systolic murmur. The echo appeared to be normal, but my doctor mentioned that the report showed a little hypertension in my lungs. He did not seemed concerned and didn't refer me to a specialis
Echo: What you describe can be within the range of normal for an echo. Pulmonary hypertension is not normal but the measurement of PAP via echo, while very useful is not as accurate as catheter measured pressure. Discuss your situation with your Doc and ask for an explanation of your situation and why he did not seem concerned. ...Read more
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Having little pain left side of my chest almost always from past few months and while breathing I can feel some murmur. What this could be?
Hard to know: Without complete history & physical...Talk to your physician. ...Read more
I've been having sharp random chest pains when I sit and lay down. I've been sick for about 3 months and have a heart murmur. Possible problems?
I have cold, cough and can hear murmur in my chest. I am taking anti biotics for it. But I am not sure about the foods I should be eating\avoiding.
What does a heart murmur feel like? Would I be able to feel it? Does it get worse over time? Does it feel like a pressure yet lightness in ur chest?
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've been working out for 3 months straight. Today after intense cardio, my chest started to hurt. I have slight murmur but nothing serious. Advice...
Most likely: Musculoskeletal. ...Keep well hydrated...Keep up the good work but you may need to back off for a couple of days. ...Read more
Upper abd and chest pain in 24yo female with heart murmur, concave chest, and scoliosis. Possible causes?
Many possible: Upper abdominal and chest pain can relate to many, many causes - even some emotional ones. But - what you say about the scoliosis and heart murmur suggest it might be connected to marfan syndrome - especially if you fit the profile - tall, slim, long fingers & feet, eye problems. See a doctor and they'll help you figure out what to do. Best wishes! ...Read more
Sharp chest pains in the middle of my chest (between my boobs). I do have a heart murmur, anything to do with it?
Emergency Room trip?: Having new sharp chest pains is a serious enough for an evaluation right away. A doctor can check to see if there is a pneumothorax or other chest problem. Inflammation of the linings of the ribs, the lungs, or the heart can also cause chest pain. Evaluation may be done at an ER, where it is easy to get an exam, a chest x-ray, and an EKG plus lab tests if it looks like it could be a heart attack. ...Read more
I had chest pain since I was 15 years old I am 51 years old. I was mvp murmur and enlarge. I couldn't get rid of pain so what should I do?
I often have stinging chest pains in the middle of my jest (between my boobs) I do have a heart murmur, does it have anything to do with it?
Non-cardiac pain: Murmurs are painless. Most common cause of central anterior chest pain would be a diaphragmatic muscle spasm. Hurts a lot and gradual passes over a minute or so. Other pains are usually dull and cramping. I know of no life threatening similar discomforts. Some problems with swallowing can cause severe cramping pain but the diaphragm is the best bet. There is no preventive measure for that. ...Read more
Maybe: Pectus excavatum is more common in folks with marfan-like illness, who in turn are more likely to have "barlow" degenerative mitral valve disease which in turn predisposes a person to supraventricular tachycardia. Your physician may give you an rx, but ask also about getting into really good aerobic shape to manage the svt -- generally this works great and may keep you off meds. ...Read more
A friend has systolic murmur in the aorta, shortness of breath and chest pain. What do these mean?
If I have a heart murmur does that mean I can have heart problems? Get sharp pain left side of chest.
Depends: On why you have the murmur. In simple terms a murmur is some type of abnormal flow across a heart valve. It's either too tight a hole or too loose a hole. An echocardiogram can help measure the problem. Many murmurs are called innocent. That is there is an abnormal sound, but the appearance of the valves on echocardiogram are normal. ...Read more
A heart murmur is a sound heard by a stethoscope made by the vibration of blood flow. It can be a normal finding in young healthy people, or can represent abnormal leakage (regurgitation) of a valve, valve narrowing (stenosis), or a congenital condition such as an atrial septal defect, a ventricular septal defect, ...Read more