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Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center

Symptoms of Heart Valve Disease

Dr. Little w/ patient during exam

Symptoms of valve disease may include:

  • Palpitations
  • Shortness of breath
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Rapid weight gain or swelling (from water retention)
  • Chest pain or pressure, especially upon physical exertion

Keep in mind that these symptoms can also indicate conditions other than valve disease. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, contact your doctor as soon as possible so that the cause can be diagnosed and treated promptly.

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