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Aortic Valve Regurgitation - Symptoms

Chronic regurgitation

You may not have any symptoms for a long time. When symptoms do appear, it may mean that your heart is severely affected. See a picture of aortic valve regurgitation camera.gif.

There's no way to tell how quickly symptoms will develop. Some people stay free of symptoms for decades. For others, symptoms may develop over 2 to 3 years.

Symptoms of aortic valve regurgitation include:

Acute regurgitation

These symptoms are sudden, often more intense, and life-threatening. Acute aortic valve regurgitation is an emergency.

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Last Updated: November 02, 2011
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