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What can cause a heart murmur to suddenly get worse?
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: THE HEART VALVE
Creating the murmur has become thicker or less mobile or more floppy.

In brief: THE HEART VALVE
Creating the murmur has become thicker or less mobile or more floppy.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Family Medicine
In brief: Heart valve,disease
I agree with dr villaplana that one of the concerning causes is the "doors" (valves) between the "rooms" (chambers) of the heart have changed (gotten thicker or weaker) or have been damaged or even infected.
In some of these cases, symptoms would become severe, such as chest pain, dyspnea. Other causes are anemia, dehydration, exercise, other diseases. Good exam and echo can help find cause.

In brief: Heart valve,disease
I agree with dr villaplana that one of the concerning causes is the "doors" (valves) between the "rooms" (chambers) of the heart have changed (gotten thicker or weaker) or have been damaged or even infected.
In some of these cases, symptoms would become severe, such as chest pain, dyspnea. Other causes are anemia, dehydration, exercise, other diseases. Good exam and echo can help find cause.
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
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