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Suffer from aortic stenosis. Narrowing valve. Feeling breathless and lightheaded. Advice?

I have aortic stenosis . It s at 0.7 I m told. Last year it was at 0.9. Valve is narrowing because I had radiation for BC in 1976 . No symptoms other than on occasion light headed and when walking fast I get breathless . Is it time? And what kind of valve. I have a murmur. I am told my heart muscle is strong. YYYY@YYYY
Asked On : Tue, 2 Apr 2013
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

This level is CRITICAL stenosis... It is better operated now / especially when the ventricular function is good...
What kind of valve - depends on the cause, age and co-morbidities...No details here - even the age and gender are not given... The one clinically examining and investigating will be the best to decide...

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Tue, 2 Apr 2013
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