HEART MURMUR

What is a Heart Murmur?

Heart murmurs are sounds heard during the heart cycle around the heart valves with a stethoscope. This can be innocent or abnormal. 

What Causes a Heart Murmur?

Some causes of a heart murmur are:

  • Holes in the heart or cardiac shunts

  • Heart valve abnormalities

  • Valve calcification

  • Endocarditis (valve infection)

  • Rheumatic fever  

What is the Treatment for Heart Murmurs?

Appropriate treatment directed depending on the cause.

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Richardson, Texas 75082

Phone: 214-635-5701

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