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Third heart sound: extra heart sound that occurs after the normal two "lub-dub" heart sounds. See detailed information below for a list of 10 causes of Third heart sound, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Symptoms related to Third heart sound:
Aortic valve stenosis, Chronic constrictive pericarditis, Congestive heart failure (140 causes), Dilated cardiomyopathy, Dilated left ventricle, Mitral regurgitation, Mitral valve incompetence, Post-myocardial infarction, Pregnancy (699 causes), Ventricular septal defect
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