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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Valvular Heart Disease
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User :   Good evening, i am 26 years old male person.Associated with trivial aortic regurgitation & bicuspid aortic valve.Taking metoprolol medicine for BP control.Now need to decide about marriage whether to go or not..please advice me for same considering life/heart risk before 50-60 years of age.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   let me read your query
User :   Good Evening
Doctor :   there is no risk in your case
Doctor :   this is not going to affect your marital life in any way
User : near future also there wont be a prob na, like need for valve surgry etc!
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   not at all
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   You ARE WELCOME
User :   and should i continue metoprolol medicine(taing embeta AM 25 mg daily now) or when to stop
Doctor :   yes you should continue it for at least a few years
Doctor :   as long as your BP remains high, you will need it
User :   ok
Doctor :   control BP WITH salt restriction and medications , life style changes, and you may over time stop the medications
User :   initially faced bit difficulty(consuming embeta XR 50 mg that time), felt some sexual disfunction in terms of no erections and difficulty in maturbation etc, but now no such signs...any advice on this
User :   ok sure
Doctor :   usually betablockers can cause such symptoms
Doctor :   but with metoprolol, which is a selective drug does not cause such symptoms
User :   ok..thanks for clarification, finally to conclude i would like to know 1. whether my heart condition will be same as others in terms of marital life in terms of sex etc 2.if my current BP prob is inherited from family(as 1 doctor said and looks like) , will it affect children also?
Doctor :   your heart condition is nothing to bother about and it will not cause u major issues
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   its not goinf to affect your kids as well
User :   ok fine
Doctor :   I hope your questions have been answered ?
Doctor :   Do u have any other questions ?
User :   no..thanking you for kind advices..good night
Doctor :   good night
Doctor :   take care and bye for now
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