It's possible my almost one year old might have a heart murmur because she's not gaining the weight she's supposed to (even though she does eat). Her doctor says she might have a heart murmur. Do I dare research this and find out what it is? I'm just afraid to find out.Answer Question
Answer by SuperrMommyy at 3:32 PM on Jun. 30, 2011
Answer by 2teens2LOs at 3:32 PM on Jun. 30, 2011
Answer by alphamom26 at 3:35 PM on Jun. 30, 2011
Answer by gothmama91 at 3:37 PM on Jun. 30, 2011
A heart murmur is a distinct and different heart sound or tone that is caused by an altered and at times restrictive blood flow pattern within the cardio-vascular system.Many things can cause heart murmurs. Heart murmurs can be either serious or benign. I'm sure your child will have follow-up tests and maybe an appt with a pediatric cardiologist (hrt specialist). Failure to gain weight is not uncommon, as your child is likely working hard to breathe and circulate blood, both of which expend energy and burn calories. GL
Answer by Sisteract at 3:38 PM on Jun. 30, 2011
I have a heart murmur. It is no big deal. I had an EKG and it was normal. I was simply told there are good and bad murmurers . I do believe it is a slight leak in a valve. That's what they found with me.
Answer by justalady774 at 3:39 PM on Jun. 30, 2011
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