Aortic Valve Regurgitation

Questions to Ask Your Doctor

If you've been diagnosed with aortic valve regurgitation, there are several key questions that you should ask your cardiologist during your next visit. These questions will ensure that you and your doctor have discussed your major risk factors so that you can become or stay as healthy as possible.
  • What are the symptoms of aortic valve regurgitation?
  • How often should I see a physician for my aortic valve regurgitation?
  • Do I need regular echocardiograms to monitor the severity of my aortic valve regurgitation?
  • Should I limit my physical activity due to my aortic valve regurgitation?
  • Will I need my aortic valve replaced?
  • What if I have other leaky valves?
  • Should I be tested for a connective tissue disorder?
  • Is aortic valve regurgitation hereditary? If so, should my relatives be screened?
  • What lifestyle changes should I make because of aortic valve regurgitation?
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