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Dr. Mohamed H. Khan

Cardiologist

Dr. Mohamed Khan is a cardiologist practicing in Redding, California. Dr. Khan specializes in diagnosing, monitoring, and treating diseases or conditions of the heart and blood vessels and the cardiovascular system. These conditions include heart attacks, heart murmurs, coronary heart disease, and hypertension. Dr. Khan also practices preventative medicine, helping patients maintain a heart-healthy life.
Dr. Mohamed H. Khan
  • Redding, California
  • Faculty of Medicine; Alexandria University
  • Accepting new patients

Can I have mitral valve prolapse when doctor can not hear heart murmur?

Mitral valve prolapse is a very common disorder affecting about 2% of people. Having said that, many patients were told that they had mitral valve prolapse in the past when in READ MORE
Mitral valve prolapse is a very common disorder affecting about 2% of people. Having said that, many patients were told that they had mitral valve prolapse in the past when in fact they did not have it. Usually, during auscultation (listening to the heart with a stethoscope) the doctor hears a click that may or may not be followed by a heart murmur. This click is usually more pronounced in certain positions such as while lying supine with the legs raised and clenching your fists. This maneuver makes the click and the murmur more audible during examination of the patient. Findings are usually confirmed by an echocardiogram (ultrasound of the heart)