Aora valve is dialated

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went to hospital Thursday night thought I was having heart attack they done chest X-ray and MRI came back and said my aora valve was diolated 4.4 but because of my age they didn't believe it was really there so they sent me home to see my reg doc he refers me to a specialist that is going to take 3 weeks to get into I wake up every morning with pain in my left arm hands swell and left leg cramps and weakens they took me off work till I get in to see doc and tell me no stress how is that possible I just want to get better and go back to work

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    Don't wait 3 weeks to see another doctor. Go see a cardiologist. Your age shouldn't matter.

    Is it an ascending aortic dilation? Your symptoms are concerning. Do you have a stressful job? Are you in good general health?

    We're all here to support you. Keep us posted.


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