Aortic Valve Regurgitation (cont.)
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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.
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:
These symptoms are sudden, often more intense, and life-threatening. Acute aortic valve regurgitation is an emergency.
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