Heart Rhythm Community
heart valves
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to heart rhythm issues, arrhythmia, irregular heartbeat, implanted defibrillators, pacemakers, and tachycardia.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

heart valves

3 leaky valves mvp and some calcification,,,yet my dr says  nothing to beconcerned about,Just visits every 6 months with an echocardiogram,He put me on an asprin regimen daily at my request,does this mean he thinks its serious?  thank you
Related Discussions
Avatar_f_tn
I'm in your situation, with pretty much leaks everywhere--including a potentially more serious one at the aortic valve--but some leakiness is normal (except at the aortic valve), and as long as your cardiac tests are within normal range and you feel OK, you are probably fine.  Some calcification at middle age is normal, too.  Unless the radiologist has had a fit, which he/she would have noted, your amount of calcification is also probably normal for your age and sex.  

The aspirin might help minimize the theoretical risk of clotting due to turbulence, but in reality, it probably is no biggie.  The fact that he agreed to aspirin at your request--rather than suggesting it himself--is an indication of just how NOT worried he is.

Relax.  Enjoy your life and keep on doing what you're doing.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
1423357_tn?1373023915
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
1807132_tn?1318747197
Blank
michellepetkus
Chicago, IL
995271_tn?1408549100
Blank
itdood
PA
1124887_tn?1313758491
Blank
is_something_wrong
Oslo, Norway
257552_tn?1404606154
Blank
Artaud
Pittsburgh, PA
MedHelp Health Answers
Recent Activity
1755089_tn?1376057155
Blank
drewlevas uploaded new photos
7 hrs ago
740516_tn?1360946086
Blank
AppleBr commented on photo
Sep 17
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Paxiled commented on The Dark Side of ...
Sep 17
Heart Rhythm Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
10 hrs ago by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
1423357_tn?1373023915
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
1807132_tn?1318747197
Blank
michellepetkus
Chicago, IL
995271_tn?1408549100
Blank
itdood
PA
1124887_tn?1313758491
Blank
is_something_wrong
Oslo, Norway
257552_tn?1404606154
Blank
Artaud
Pittsburgh, PA