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Normal Valve Stenotic Valve
Common causes of aortic stenosis is calcium buildup on the valve usually from age, a heart valve defect you were born with, rheumatic fever, or endocarditis.
Symptoms associated with aortic stenosis is chest pain, feeling dizzy or faint, shortness of breath, fatigue, or palpitations.
If you notice any of these symptoms, you should let your doctor know right away.
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Jonathan D. Hoffberger, DO, FACOS
Common causes of aortic regurgitation are bicuspid aortic valve, aging, high blood pressure, rheumatic fever, endocarditis, and aortic dissection or aneurysm.
As aortic regurgitation worsens, patients begin to experience signs and symptoms of fatigue, weakness, shortness of breath, palpitations, chest pain and eventually fainting.
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