How serious is this condition? I have been looking around on the internet and it's hard to gauge. Some say it may be a sign of congestive heart failure, others say it may lead to an enlarged left ventricle, etc etc.
Does anyone here know if a mildly enlarged left atrial is anything to worry about? My doctor says no but you never know.. I don't like messing around with my heart!! uggh I am only 21 if that has any bearing on the condition.
I think your doctor is correct. But, what made it become enlarged? Congenital?
If something is causing it to continue to enlarge that could be a problem.
I have an enlarged left atrium due to a leaky mitral valve. That has been repaired. I suffer from Atrial Fibrillation, which is often associated with an enlarged left atrium. Do you have any AFib symptoms? If not, you condition is likely nothing to worry about, I believe.
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