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How long can you live with a leaking heart valve without surgery

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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. ...
 

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 ...
 

How to treat heart valve leak?

nt tell me what was wrong but they found out i had a leaky heart valve. since then i have stayed sick ... done a c-section almost 8 yrs. ago even though i had the tumors. 2 days after the surgery i got put ...
 

Will surgery cure my heart valve disease?

on metoprololol. also my heart ejection is 55 to 60%. my question is I am sleeping a lot now how long do you think it will be or would you recommend that I have heart valve surgery to give me back my life. I am 49 year old female ...
 

Heart murmur, mitral valve prolapse, leak in heart, tingling, numbness in arms. Heart surgeries for hole in heart. Treatment?

know my surgery fixed vsd and my aorta is shaped like a spoon. My doctor said that the leak in my heart ...Hi, I have a heart murmur , I have had 2 heart surgeries. One was to close a hole, but after ...
 

Heart valve replacement

What questions should we ask when my mom goes to talk the surgeon about getting a heart valve ... realized how much weaker, and easily out of breath she was getting. She also started feeling her heart go ...
 

Depression after open heart surgery

How common is depression after open heart surgery. I had OHS Jan. 3rd I m only 39 years old and had to go with the tissue valve instead of mechanical, due to other health issues. This means I will have ...
 

What is the prognosis for heart failure patient?

is 68 years old. he drink natural hebs. my question how long he will live? Thank you for your kind ...Hi, my husband got heart valve, that is mean his heart not pump properly. so his both legs swell up ...
 

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 ...
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How to maintain health of heart?

. Also had an echogram of heart 2 years ago, and that is fine with exception of tiny leak in aortic valve . I am married and we eat what is recommended in Dr. XXXXXXX Fuhrman s book (Eat to Live), and NO beef ...
 

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 ...
 

What are the chances of survival after heart attack?

...WENT TO HOSPITAL SATURDAY NIGHT(25 HOURS) SUNDAY SURGERY AT 4:00 P.M. QUESTION...HOW MUCH DAMAGE WOULD THAT BE TO THE HEART AND CHANCE OF LIVING A LONG LIFE? ...
 

What is the life expectancy of a patient with weak heart?

to be clear now. Can she live on a ventilation machine with a weak heart for long time? How long? Can she ...My 66 year old aunt has a weak heart. She suffered several heart attacks. Her surgeries have been ...
 

How long does a person with diabetes, congestive heart failure and COPD have to live?

My sister is 55 years old and suffers from type 2 diabetes , congestive heart failure , copd and is about 300lbs. She can not stand for more than 20 seconds without her oxygen level going into the 80's ...
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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.
 
how long does inflammation around heart last?
THE PHENOMENON IS CALLED PERICARDITIS, THERE ARE VARIOUS TYPES OF PERICARDITIS, IT DEPENDS ON THE TYPE AND ITS MANAGEMENT. THANX
 
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
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