A friend has systolic murmur in the aorta, shortness of breath and chest pain. What do these mean?

Aortic stenosis. A systolic murmur in aorta with sob and chest pain- most likely is aortic stenosis. Needs a cardiology evaluation with an echo to find about the severity of stenosis and then plan appropriate treatment.

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I'm having chest pain radiating to the left side of my chest, shortness of breath, and lightheadness. Could these be related to my heart murmur?

Heart murmur. Simple answer YES! You must see your primary doctor about this as soon as possible. If you need to wait to see your doctor please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. Things should go well. Please let me know how things go. Read more...

I have really bad anxiety. I have malignant htn and ascending aortic ectasia 3.8. I am under extreme stress. Is chest pain and shortness of breath a s?

Chest pain ; Shortness of breath can occur wanxiety/ stress. However, it is important that your physician ensure that these symptoms are not realted to your medical problems. For stress: cognitive behavioral therapy can be quite effective. Psych meds may be indicated. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep /night ; good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies ; 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga or qi gong. Read more...

What causes a systolic murmur with chest pain?

Valve stenosis. Common cause is Aortic Valve stenosis. This is secondary to stiffening of the valves that restricts the blood flow from the heart which causes the heart murmur. This can decrease blood output leading to chest pain as a symptom. Read more...