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How long can a person live with a leaking heart valve

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Undergone open heart surgery, artificial valve leaking, heart weak, heart rate high. Life expectancy?

heart surgery 20 years back and have artificial valve and now the outer parts of the valves are leaking. doctor say her heart is very weak and heart rate is always on the high side. fluids are accumulating. How ...
 

Two leaking heart valves,heart murmur,heaviness in chest,chest pain,trouble breathing

i have two leaking heart valves and was born with a heart mumor my chest has the heavyness daily ... but is talking about going in with the ballon to see how bad it is ,so my queston is how long will i live if i ...
 

What is congenial heart disease ?

I d like to know the causes, the symptoms and how long you can live without surgery with this disease. ...
 

How to increase the efficiency of the heart?

. He has also had a leg amputated do to an infection. Please help with any advice. Our a idea how long ...My fathers had a heart attack in july and open heart sugary aug 1 13. He had a pace maker put ...
 

stage 4 congestive heart failure.

How long do I have to live? (stage 4 congestive heart failure)? I have been diagnosed with stage 4 ... ventricle pump. The heart doc I go to is great, but won t tell me how long I have, although, I know ...
 

Congestive heart failure, leaking valve, taken antibiotics. How long to live?

several days of test and fluids, we were told that she now has a leaking valve, and there is really ..., and we should call in hospice. My question is, how long do you feel we have with her? ...
 

How long can you live with the 4 valves in your heart leaking ?

how long can you live with the 4 valves in your heart leaking???? how long can you live with the 4 valves in your heart leaking???? ...
 

How long I will live with a mechanical heart valve ?

I am 16. I was just fitted with a mechanical heart valve. What is my life expectancy going to be? I am 16. I was just fitted with a mechanical heart valve. What is my life expectancy going to be? ...
 

How long a person can live after a heart attack ?

I had a heart attack 2 weeks ago..i m 44 and weigh 150 and i m 5 08..how long can i live after that. ...
 

How long can a person live if he is shot in the heart?

How long can a person live if he is shot in the heart? (I m doing a research for my novel)? I m doing a research on this, and I really appreciate any help given. Is it possible to stay alive ...
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Heart transplant surgery done. What will be the lifespan?

the newspaper and books, they said the person who lived longest after heart transplant surgery just lived until he was 51. I'm really confused. Can you tell me how long can he live? And after the surgery, he ...
 

Do people who have a silent heart attack always have a second heart attack?

I m wondering how long a person can live after having a silent heart attack . I ve always been ....A. What percentage of people who have a silent heart attack have a second heart attack if they take good ...
 

Can i do regular exercises inspite of having heart valve leakage?

Hi Doctor, I have leakage a heart valve, doctor suggest me to balloon valvotomy. how risky it is. how long i live. can i do our regular exercise like jogging weight lifting etc. I have attaching my ...
 

Are there possiblities of hypertension and heart attack in a diabetic and what are nitial signs of stroke?

I LV Diastolic Dysfunction • No PAH; No Pericardial Collection What does this mean? How is her heart ... the legs around ankles and whole foot for nearly 10-15 days and on face near nose for 2 days long ago, one ...
 

How do heart blockages affect a person ?

I had heart XXXXXXX done in Oct 2010 and it showed 40% on one side and 20% on the other, the doctor was not at all concerned. I freaked out. How long before it will worsen, does it happen quickly ...
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is leaking heart valve disorder life threatening??
Hi, How serious a leaky heart valve is depends on how much it interferes with normal blood flow through the heart and which among 4 valves involved. So it can be minor or serious. Your doctor may decide a surgery for its correction, if it is severe. They also put some medications. Their is no need to panic and trust your doctor and follow their advice. Its better to stop smoking if u r smoker.
 
My father has congestive heart failure.He has been hospitalized for a month.His heart is working at 25%. His doc will start morphine. How long will he last
it depends on activity of a person if his actvity is very restricted he can live long on mdicines as his needs are lessened by strict less activity
 
What are the causes of heart pain
Heart pain occurs when either blood supply to heart is not adequate. This condition is called angina. It can also heart if heart has to pump blood above its capacity like in valve problem or High BP. Pericardial effusion when fluid get accumulated in heart covering can also causes pain.
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