Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps

195 Doctors Online
Owl Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 18 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Is it normal for a toddler to have a heart murmur ?

Is it normal for a toddler to have a heart murmur ?
Wed, 16 Dec 2009
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
  User's Response
Usually not. But it may not be a huge problem or anything. Let the doctors do some testing and research to make sure it isn't a major heart problem. Murmers are usually not a big deal, but this may cause problems later in life if they continue to have heart murmers- limited physical activity, like school sports... Just to rule out anything major, have the doctors do some investigating. I had one at birth, but never had any other problems I am 23 today, and sometimes I feel like I have had heart murmers at different times. Never caused any problems though.
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
 

 

Loading Online Doctors....