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What is a "heart click"?

A heart sound. The normal heart has usually 2 predominant sounds s1 and s2 (racepinephrine) which are the closing of the mitral and tricuspid valves and then closing of the aortic and pulmonary valves. A click is another sound often associated with the sudden opening of a stiff aortic or pulmonary valve. It is usually associated with a murmur. Read more...

What does a "heart click" mean to you?

Just a sound. A heart click is one of the sounds associated with valve closing. Typically the mitral valve when it prolapses. Mitral valve prolapse varies in intensity and "meaning" from barely perceptible to completely disabling. What it means to you is a different story. Read more...

What does a "heart click" usually mean?

Just a sound. A heart click is one of the sounds associated with valve closing. Typically the mitral valve when it prolapses. Mitral valve prolapse varies in intensity and "meaning" from barely perceptible to completely disabling. What it means to you is a different story. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: Heart click?

Heart Click. Heart Click is a sound heard during auscultation of the heart. It would typically be the result of an abnormal condition of a heart valve such as in mitral valve prolapse, with mitral valve stenosis, or with pulmonic valve stenosis. Read more...

Is a heart murmur the same as a heart click?

No, but. They are both potentially abnormal heart sounds. Both would prompt further investigation to detect any possible problems. Read more...

I hear this sort of clicking noise near my heart, what could it be?

Nothing. There should be no clicking, only time you hear clicks are when you've had valve surgery where they have replaced the valve with a metallic valve and other reason is if your valve has stiffened and you have a very sensitive ear. Check with your internist. Read more...