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Hello

Im a 37 male had 2 episodes of lone afib a yr apart... i have sinus tachy day to day for 5 yrs now. i have great cholesterol numbers. had stress test and no problems .. i have arotic reguritation. but my question is i have the ear lobe creases in both ear lobes. is it true that these are markers of heart issues should i be worried i may die from a heart attack? im scared and need to know if i should be asking for more tests at the cardiologist. thank you

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Hi Matt,
Forget about your ears. If your doctor had been concerned about your earlobes and/or possible associated heart disease, he also would have been concerned about other rare congenital abnormalities. Whether you have had all the tests necessary for evaluation of your rhythm problems or AR, I don't know. look at these links:
http://www.cardiachealth.org/palpitations
http://www.cardiachealth.org/atrial-fibrillation
http://www.cardiachealth.org/heart-information/valve-disease/bicuspid-aortic-val
Meanwhile there is nothing to suggest you are at risk for a heart attack:
http://www.cardiachealth.org/heart-information/heart-attack
Hope this helps,
Dr T
http://www.cardiachealth.org/

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