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What is cardiomegaly?
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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Big Heart
Cardiomegaly simply means the heart is larger than expected.
This can be from many things....High blood pressure, congenital problems, metabolic problems, etc. Sometimes it can be nothing to worry about, but other times can put the heart at higher risk for abnormal rhythms or even heart attacks. Your doctor should be able to tell you why the heart is large, and what to do about it (if anything).

In brief: Big Heart
Cardiomegaly simply means the heart is larger than expected.
This can be from many things....High blood pressure, congenital problems, metabolic problems, etc. Sometimes it can be nothing to worry about, but other times can put the heart at higher risk for abnormal rhythms or even heart attacks. Your doctor should be able to tell you why the heart is large, and what to do about it (if anything).
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Dr. Edward Neilsen
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Big heart
Cardiomegaly refers to a condition by which the heart muscle enlarges/ thickens.
There are several causes.

In brief: Big heart
Cardiomegaly refers to a condition by which the heart muscle enlarges/ thickens.
There are several causes.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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