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could mitral valve regurgitation cause anemia

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Lingle
14 years experience Cardiology
Unlikely: If one has mixed mitral valve disease with a heavily calcified mitral valve that is both stenotic and regurgitant, one could imagine marked turbulance ... Read More
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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Unlikely: Unless this is after a mitral valve replacement and there is significant peri-valvular leak causing rbc destruction.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
Maybe...: Mild mvr usually causes no issues and does not require antibiotics before procedures such as dental work. More severe disease can causes shortness of ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sherry Ransom
32 years experience Podiatry
Possible: Any malfunction of the heart is going to affect proper blood return to the heart. U need to see a vascular specialist to rule out any venous incompete ... Read More
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Edema: for mitral regurgitation to cause peripheral edema, it has to be severe enough to cause right heart failure. Generally that edema is bilateral.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
No: No, it must be much worse to do that.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Mitral regurgitation: In general no, but consult your doctor if you are having symptoms.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Mitral regurgitation: This is a common incidental finding on echocardiography,if severe and associated with congestive failure edema can develop-the person is then very sic ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Hai
Dr. Hamid Hai answered
54 years experience Cardiology
Mitral regurgitation: No, a trace of mitral regurgitation is normal. If such a person is short of breath, there are usually other causes. Significant heart or lung problems ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marwan Akasheh
38 years experience Hematology and Oncology
PRV & MVR: Simple answer No
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A 21-year-old male asked:
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Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Treatment: Now this is tough one! pulmonary hypertension due to several reasons--- one if them is mitral regurg. Nowmitral regurg could be due to congenital or i ... Read More
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