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What are the symptoms of heart murmurs?

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Many people with heart murmurs don't have any symptoms. But some happen along with these symptoms:

  • Chest pain
  • Rapid heartbeat (palpitations)
  • Breathlessness
  • Fatigue
  • Bluish skin color or fingertips (sometimes seen in babies with congenital heart defects)

SOURCES:

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute: "Explore Heart Murmur."

MedlinePlus: "Heart murmurs and other sounds."

 

Reviewed by James Beckerman on May 02, 2018

SOURCES:

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute: "Explore Heart Murmur."

MedlinePlus: "Heart murmurs and other sounds."

 

Reviewed by James Beckerman on May 02, 2018

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