Heart murmur

When to seek immediate medical care

See a doctor immediately if:

  • Any indication of heart disease, such as chest pain, shortness of breath, fingertips or lips have blue tinge, dizziness or fainting, enlarged neck veins, chronic cough, heavy sweating with little exertion

When to make a doctor's appointment

Make an appointment to see a doctor if:

  • Heard occasionally, such as with fever or during exertion

Last Updated May 26, 2018

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