Heart murmur

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What is heart murmur?

A heart murmur is an extra or unusual sound heard during a heartbeat as a result of abnormal blood flow. Murmurs can be classified by seven different characteristics: timing, shape, location, radiation, intensity, pitch and quality.

Common symptoms reported by people with heart murmur

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for heart murmur

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Compare treatments taken by people with heart murmur

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Who has heart murmur on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 74 say heart murmur is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 32
30s 59
40s 86
50s 110
60s 86
70+ 37
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 76
20-29 years 12
30-39 years 18
40-49 years 14
50-59 years 11
60-69 years 3
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 74
Female 337

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 271
Not Diagnosed 18

These charts show data from heart murmur patients who have completed their condition history
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