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Does mild heart murmur lead to premature death?

Hi I have very mild heart murmur and 16 years old I also have ADHD I have a kidney problem that enables me to take IBprofin. I have been getting dizzy a lot but that's beside the point. what is the death rate of a mild case
of heart murmer at age 16 please be honest.
Wed, 21 Jan 2015
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Hi,

Heart murmur can be benign and do not harm, especially in your age.
If you are very concerned I would advise you to undergo echocardiography. It will show exact cause for heart murmur. Only this way we can know prognosis.

Wish you good health

Regards,
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Does mild heart murmur lead to premature death?

Hi, Heart murmur can be benign and do not harm, especially in your age. If you are very concerned I would advise you to undergo echocardiography. It will show exact cause for heart murmur. Only this way we can know prognosis. Wish you good health Regards,