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Teenager having mild pulmonic regurgitation. Passed out in class. Advised 5 hour glucose test. Caused by heart?

hi my 14 year old son had an echo done and evrything came back normal except it says he has mild pulmonic regurgitation . what exactly does this mean and will it go away. he passed out in class the other day and we are going for 5 hour glucose test but could he have passed out from the heart thing . when the other findings on the echo came back normal
Asked On : Mon, 28 Jan 2013
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Some general population have such small leaks. Mild pulmonary regurgitation means a valve in the heart is leaking.
There are four valves in the heart, one of them is pulmonary valve-which is between right side of the heart and the blood vessel which supply the lungs.
If it is a mild leak, do not bother. Regular follow up once in six months is required.
All the best.
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