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Additional Heart Sounds

Additional Heart Sounds: Introduction

Additional Heart Sounds: A heart sound that is heard in addition to the normal two beats. See detailed information below for a list of 267 causes of Additional Heart Sounds, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Additional Heart Sounds:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Additional Heart Sounds. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Additional Heart Sounds

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Causes of Types of Additional Heart Sounds:

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Additional Heart Sounds: Symptom Checker

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Additional Heart Sounds: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Additional Heart Sounds may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Additional Heart Sounds

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Additional Heart Sounds: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Additional Heart Sounds

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Additional Heart Sounds: Related Rare Diseases

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Additional Heart Sounds: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Additional Heart Sounds listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Additional Heart Sounds as a symptom include:

Definitions of Additional Heart Sounds:

Heart sounds caused by vibrations resulting from the flow of BLOOD through the HEART. They are classified by time of occurrence during the cardiac cycle and duration, and graded by the intensity of sound on a scale of I to VI. They may be normal or abnormal.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Organs affected by Additional Heart Sounds:

The list of organs typically affected by Additional Heart Sounds may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Additional Heart Sounds

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How Common are these Causes of Additional Heart Sounds?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Additional Heart Sounds. Of the 267 causes of Additional Heart Sounds that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 11 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 12 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 247 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Additional Heart Sounds:

The following list of conditions have 'Additional Heart Sounds' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Additional Heart Sounds:

The following list of medical conditions have Additional Heart Sounds or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Additional Heart Sounds Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Additional Heart Sounds based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Additional Heart Sounds?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Additional Heart Sounds, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    What are the alternative names for Additional Heart Sounds:

    Abnormal heart sounds, Cardiac bruit, Cardiac murmur
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Additional Heart Sounds:

    Subtypes of Additional Heart Sounds:

    Loud Heart Sounds (10 causes), Soft Heart Sounds (9 causes), Tachycardia (194 causes), Bruit (15 causes), Bruits (22 causes), Cervical bruit (14 causes), Intracranial bruit (5 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Additional Heart Sounds:

    Palpitations (566 causes), Heart symptoms (2927 causes), Heart rhythm symptoms (1589 causes), Arrhythmia (267 causes), Heart sounds symptoms (109 causes), Cardiovascular symptoms (3192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Additional Heart Sounds:

    Heart rhythm symptoms (1589 causes), Palpitations (566 causes), Rapid pulse (865 causes), Slow pulse (49 causes), Bounding pulse (27 causes), Heart sounds (267 causes), Arrhythmia (267 causes), Murmurs (16 causes), Snaps, Click

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