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Diastolic Heart Disease and Circulation Problems
Your doctor is probably correct in that your valve leakages are unimportant. However, I am concerned your swollen legs may be the result of a 'dilated cardiomyopathy' causing some degree of heart failure and peripheral edema. Although there are other causes for peripheral edema, circulation problems in your legs have been excluded with the ultrasound.
I recommend you get a consultation with a cardiologist.
Hope this helps,
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