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71 year old female new to this site.
Recently two of my doctors have heard something in my heart. Both mentioned possible heart murmur. Had echocardiogram and going for results this Monday. I am also a lung cancer survivor and had a CT to check radiation therapy I had last August. Have AFIB, had abdominal aorta bypass surgery years ago, stent was added in 2011. So not new to health issues. My question is what is the impact of having a heart murmur?
Any input would be greatly appreciated!
AHAModerator, May 15, 2021 4:26pm EST
Thank you for joining the Support Network and sharing your experience. We are happy you are here and hope you find the support and answers you are looking for. I am sorry to hear that you have experienced so many health issues in your past. As you wait for others to reply, I can provide you with this resource on Innocent vs Non-innocent Heart Murmurs that you might find useful, as well as this resource on Heart Murmurs and Valve Disease.
Please keep us updated on the results of your echocardiogram.