Valvular heart disease

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What is valvular heart disease?

The heart has four valves, the aortic and mitral valves are on the left side of the heart and the pulmonary and tricuspid valves are on the right side. Problems with heart valves can be present at birth or may develop due to other medical problems later in life.

Common symptoms reported by people with valvular heart disease

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How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for valvular heart disease

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Compare treatments taken by people with valvular heart disease

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Who has valvular heart disease on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 77 say valvular heart disease is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 9
30s 29
40s 21
50s 46
60s 49
70+ 34
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 20
20-29 years 5
30-39 years 9
40-49 years 13
50-59 years 15
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 74
Female 117

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 96
Not Diagnosed 5

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