Heart Murmurs and Other Sounds
A murmur is a blowing, whooshing, or rasping sound that occurs during a heartbeat. It may be an early indicator of a serious heart condition.
. Continuous machinery murmur, at the left upper sternal border: Classic for
a patent ductus arteriosus, and ...
WebMD explores the possible causes of heart murmurs, as well as treatment
options and prevention.
There are two types of heart murmurs: innocent murmurs and abnormal murmurs.
A person with an innocent murmur has a normal heart. This type of heart ...
It is important to remember that the presence of a heart murmur
does not mean there is a problem with the heart
, many children and adults have a heart murmur
and their heart
is completely healthy. Only a skilled practitioner, or medical testing such as an echocardiogra... More »
Jan 19, 2016 ... Diagnosing The Cause: Types of Heart Murmurs Your healthcare provider will
probably investigate the root cause of the heart murmur.
Sep 20, 2012 ... A heart murmur is an extra or unusual sound heard during a heartbeat ... The two
types of heart murmurs are innocent (harmless) and abnormal ...
Jan 12, 2015 ... This may be normal blood flow through a normal heart valve. These murmurs can
be more pronounced if a child or adolescent is anemic or has ...
A heart murmur diagnosis is extremely common. Most murmurs are not a cause
for concern and do not affect a child's health.
The heart center encyclopedia offers information about heart murmurs. Includes
the types, signs and symptoms and common questions.