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Dr. Arun Prasad
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Dr. Arun Prasad

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Life span of someone who has a mechanical heart valve

Premium Questions

Dr. Sukhvinder Singh MD

HI. My 33 year old has had a human heart valve and now a mechanical valve. He had clasps put in his ... that he only has about 15 years to live. I told him I would ask a cardiologist what a... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sukhvinder Singh ( Cardiologist)
Dr. Anshul Varshney MD

can we do to prolong the life span. ...What does having a heart failure means? Having an ef of 16 to 22 % and angiplasty 2 years ago. 56 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Anshul Varshney ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr.  Raju A.T MD

I have a friend who up until yesterday was told that her unborn child had a perfect heart that sounds fine. Then yesterday, she was told that her unborn child has an enlarged heart and that the arms ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Raju A.T ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ilir Sharka MD

Hi, my mom is 80. Over 20 years ago she had valves replaced with mechanical Saint XXXXXXX e ... catch? Our Doctor is recommending we take her to the XXXXXXX Clinic where she had her heart valves... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ilir Sharka ( Cardiologist)
Dr.    Prof. Kunal Saha MD

My husband s heart doctor recommendrd that he have a 3 year old cow mitral valve removed and a mechanical valve put in. On Sept 1st of this year,they did surgery under his right arm. A LARE... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha ( General & Family Physician)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Sameer Maheshwari MD

My wife is 33 years old. She has had a murmur her whole life. A couple of years ago she had a fainting spell(only one) and she said her heart felt funny. We took her to doc and cardiologist. They sad ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sameer Maheshwari ( Cardiologist)
Dr. Swarup Pal MD

or angiogram,wheather i get good information about heart.Is there any better medicine to shape up my life ...,Kottor,NAGERCOIL-629002,Kanyakumari district. Mob:0000.E-mail: YYYY@YYYY / YYYY@YYYY . The... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Swarup Pal ( Cardiac Surgeon)
Dr. Suresh Heijebu MD

I had an Aortic Valve replacement with a mechanical st jude valve. I started smoking majuirana ... smoking will it shorten my life span? and by how much? I am a 27 tr old male. thank you ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Suresh Heijebu ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Rini MD

my wife had rhymetic heart problem, doctors told her valves are thickned and asked us to do check up in every 2 years They also told it is very common in women. Now we have tested our elder son who ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rini ( Cardiologist)
Dr. Lilit Baghdasaryan MD

i had aortic valve replacement around two years ago as a result of having a bicuspid aortic valve.I opted to go for a mechanical valve due to my age.i was 34 when i had the replacement done ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Lilit Baghdasaryan ( Cardiologist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Santosh Kumar A MD

Hi, How serious a leaky heart valve is depends on how much it interferes with normal blood flow through the heart and which among 4 valves involved. So it can be minor or serious. Your doctor...

Dr.  Yogesh D MD

Heart murmur is a sound produced by the heart when there is some problem with the heart, like an abnormal hole in the heart or when the valves of the heart become rigid or narrow.

Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma MD

Heart pain occurs when either blood supply to heart is not adequate. This condition is called angina. It can also heart if heart has to pump blood above its capacity like in valve problem...