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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 ...
 

What is the prognosis for heart failure?

My uncle had bypass surgery in Nov of last year. He only had 30% heart function after. now he has ... it is happening several times a day. how much longer do you think he will live like this?                                                                   ...
 

Suggest treatment for congestive heart failure

and it has no blood circulation its very purple what is wrong can he live with that percentage and for how long he has had open heart surgery replaced a valve in 2000 ...
 

Will a leaking valve in heart lead to a heart failure?

a family member has a heart condition where his valves don t close, cause lack of oxygen, tiredness, weakness and coughing. he has been told he will need to do a surgery very soon. The blood leakage is a 3 ...
 

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 could be the life expectancy of a person with multiple heart attacks, dead heart muscle and weakened heart?

heart is 100 blocked. Said surgery wouldn t help him because the heart muscle was dead . So he only has ... said he was a walking time bomb. What do I need to look for and how can I help him? Can a person live ...
 

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 ...
 

How to treat heart valve problem?

hi my mom is 81 years old and has two bad heart valves the aortic and the valve in the left side is also really bad she has afib and scar tissue on her lungs how long can u live like that her doctors ...
 

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 ...
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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 ...
 

Suggest treatment for heart dysfunction

yes I live with my boyfriend he's 74 and he had triple bypass surgery almost 19 years ago about 2 ... less trouble breathing I am very concern about this and how long can he go on like this sometimes he ...
 

Is an open heart surgery effective of blocked heart vessels?

the surgery. I think it is very invasive and long recovery. I am willing to live with the risks involved w ...I am 80 years and have been diagnosed with 70% and 50% blockage in two vessels. Open heart surgery ...
 

Suggest treatment for heart palpitations

being treated by my cardiologist with propafenone , and usually it calms down eventually. How long can this rapid rate go on without some kind of damage? ...
 

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 ...
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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 mother is 64 years old and was diagnosed having mitral valve prolapse on her heart which cause her to have heart leaking... On top of it her left heart swell
Please get surgery done to insert a new prosthetic valve soon
 
Hi doctor, cardiologist of my diagnosis said after reveiwing your cardiac echo,i found that apart have a mild pulmonary regurgitation (PR),im afraid to get (PH)
There is a defect in heart valve . It may require surgery
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