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Masturbation prolapse heart valve issues

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Not in adults: Many many children have a "heart mummurs" or so called leaky valves and often they do disappear by adolescent age or earlier. Unfortunately for adults... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Too broad: Your question is too broad to answer. Please restate with your actual concern.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
Cardiology 32 years experience
Definition: Heart valves function to seal a chamber (closed) so blood can fill. When the chamber contracts the valve opens to allow blood to exit. When the valve... Read More
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Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
Generally not: Unless you are referring to bicuspid aortic valve which can be.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 34 years experience
Depends: The 4 main valves in the heart are the mitral valve , aortic valve , pulmonic valve and tricuspid valve. The left sided valves are the mitral and aort... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
Cardiology 39 years experience
Remove/Replace: The heart is stopped. The patient is placed on bypass which pumps blood and breathes for the patient while the heart and lungs are not being used. The... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alon Gitig
Cardiology 21 years experience
Depeds which valve: Repair most commonly is done on mitral valve, especially when mitral prolapse is present. The excess, "floppy" tissue causing the valve to prolapse is... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
Can be multifaceted : Most common is wear & tear as people age, however, small amounts of regurgitation (leaking) is normal for many valves & is assessed by echocardiograp... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Cardiology 56 years experience
Several: Depending on what valve and the severity, the symptoms could be shortness of breath, chest pain, fatigue, and passing out. Also palpitations might occ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Cardiology 56 years experience
Two ways: In the past, this is done with open heart surgery and the old valve is cut out and a new one sewn in to replace it. A new technique for the aortic val... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Cardiology 56 years experience
Complicated: That is so complicated and amazing that it is hard to explain or understand. Cells divide and become specialized so that some form muscle, others valv... Read More
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