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Abnormal heart sound: Abnormal heart sounds refers to any deviant or irregular sounds made by the beating heart. See detailed information below for a list of 11 causes of Abnormal heart sound, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but actually have something milder....read more »
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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.
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