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What is Systolic murmur? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 27-Feb-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Practicing since : 2005
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Doctor:How can I help?
User:I've got some condition called Systolic murmur or Diastolic murmur which was firs found in 1995. Want your opinion!
Doctor:It will take a few minutes for the reports to come to me
Doctor:In the meanwhile we can discuss your condition
User:I've just send the mail.
User:I dont have much idea about it. I only know that there is some kind of murmur.
Doctor:systolic murmurs may be functional or not of much significance
Doctor:diastolic murmur may indicate some condition
Doctor:so i need to know the details
User:I remember the Dr used the term Systolic after the tests of 1995.
User:But during a medical test last year the Doctor told that its Diastolic murmur.
Doctor:Did you get any tests done?
User:I've mailed the test reports a minute before. I have not found any difficulty in breathing except for regular cold which is more due to dust allergy.
Doctor:I went through your reports
Doctor:In your repeat report tricuspid regurgitation has also shown up
Doctor:Do you have any specific question about it?
User:I don't understand such medical term. What do you advise?
Doctor:Though both conditions are mild
Doctor:treatment usually depends on symptoms present
User:I am a little underweight. I've read in wikipedia that people with this condition are generally underweight
Doctor:It is said because the heart may become incapable of pumping blood
Doctor:in your case it does not seem to be so
Doctor:your heart function is pretty good
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:It seems that you are not responding
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Doctor:Bye for now
Doctor:Hi again
User:Do I need to visit a specialist with the reports
Doctor:Yes you can
User:Any precautions to be taken?
Doctor:Cardiologist will assess you according to your symptoms
User:Symptoms like?
Doctor:symptoms like breathlessness
Doctor:fatigue etc
Doctor:swelling of legs
Doctor:pulse in neck etc
User:Thanks for your time. I see an option called specialist in this same website. Can I try that?
Doctor:you can use Ask A specialist service
Doctor:there you can post a query to a cardiologist and he will answer
User:thanks. Should I send the reports again?
Doctor:You will need to upload the reports in the query
User:ok. Really apprieciate your valuable time! Thanks!
User:Can I end the chat?
Doctor:thanks for consulting
Doctor:take care
User:thanks, take care.
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