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aortic heart murmur, and angina
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barbmedart posted:
I have a very loud aortic valve heart murmur, and I also have angina pain in my chest, back and arm. Does the heart valve murmur have anything to do with the chect pain?
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CardiostarUSA1 responded:
Hi: b "Does the heart valve murmur have anything to do with the chest pain?" It may/could, mainly if there is aortic valve regurgitation (leakage) or aortic valve stenosis (narrowing) present, and depending on the severity of it. A heart murmur itself, is a turbulent sound, which may/can come and go throughout life, and can be caused by various factors and conditions. The presence of a heart murmur does not necessarily indicate a disease or problem, and all heart problems do not cause heart murmurs. Chest pain, stationary or radiating elsewhere, with or without accompanying symptoms, has various causes, cardiac (note: angina, especially unstable angina, can often lead to a dreaded heart attack) and non-cardiac, which includes, but is not limited to, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, and psychological/psychogenic. ALWAYS be proactive in your health care and treatment. Most important, communicate/interact well with your doctors. Best of luck down the road of life. Take care, CardioStar☆ Advocate for ♥-Health - - b ☑Be well-informed Your Total Health - NBC/iVillage b Heart Murmur [Patient education guide> Summary. About heart murmurs. Other symptoms. Types and differences. Diagnosis methods. Treatment and prevention. b Questions for your doctor. yourtotalhealth.ivillage.com/heart-murmur.html - eHealthMD b Angina Pectoris www.ehealthmd.com/library/angina/ANG_whatis.html - MedlinePlus - Trusted Health Information for You b Chest pain www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003079.htmMayo Mayo Clinic b Chest pain www.mayoclinic.com/health/chest-pain/DS00016 eMedicine Health b Chest pain www.emedicinehealth.com/chest_pain/article_em.htm - WebMD b Heart Disease TYPES Men and Women i Acquired in life or congenital (born with it) www.webmd.com/heart-disease/heart-disease-men b Heart Disease SYMPTOMS www.webmd.com/heart-disease/guide/heart-disease-symptoms Mayo Clinic b Heart Disease Definition. Symptoms. Causes. Risk factors. Complications. Tests and diagnosis. Treatments and drugs. Prevention... Heart disease is a broad term used to describe a range of diseases that affect your heart, and in some cases, your blood vessels. The various diseases that fall under the ☂ of heart disease include diseases of your blood vessels,.... www.mayoclinic.com/health/heart-disease/DS01120 b HeartSite Heart info, cardiac tests (commonly performed, mainstream types) info, actual diagnostic images. www.heartsite.com - i LEARN ABOUT the Heart WebMD Health/The Cleveland Clinic b How the Healthy Heart Works Arteries, Chambers, Valves www.webmd.com/heart-disease/healthy-heart-works Your-Doctor b How the Heart Pumps Animated Tutorial your-doctor.com/healthinfocenter/medical-conditions/cardiovascular/heartpump-tutorial.html - - OptumHealth b Making the Most of Your Doctor Visits Ten tips for making your visit to the doctor more effective. www.myoptumhealth.com/portal/Health+Hubs/item/Making+the+Most+of+Your+Doctor+Visits HealingWell b You and Your Doctor: It Takes Two to Tango Your medical care is a TWO WAY street...... www.healingwell.com/library/health/article.asp?author=salvucci&id=5 i Quote Be a questioning patient. Talk to your doctor and ask questions. Studies show that patients who ask the most questions, and are most assertive, get the best results. Be vigilant and speak up!" - Charles Inlander, People's Medical Society . It's your future....be there. :-) . . b ☛WebMD/WebMD message boards does not provide medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.


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