I was told I have a biscupid valve

what is abnormal if you have too many cusps in bicuspid valve? What are the symptoms?  Can you have too many?

Your heart has four valves:

Read more about this here:


Normally, the aortic valve has three cusps, but in about 2% of patients there is a congenital bicuspid valve (BAV). Read more about the potential symptoms and treatment here:

If the valve becomes too tight or leaks too much, it may need surgery to fix it.

I wrote a blog about this a while ago that may be of help:

Hope this helps,
Dr T,


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