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mild mitral valve prolapse

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jagdish Mishra
37 years experience in Cardiology
MVP: It might be totally asymtpotmatic. However, at times one could have palpitations and chest pains.

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience in Cardiology
No: Mild mvp with mild regurgitation and normal ef is not concerning/dangerous however should be followed.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Watch over time: If progressive prolapse, and worsening mitral regurgitation it can need intervention. Many stay stable for years and periodic echo is done.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Limited is a relative term, ideally no more than 5-7 glasses per week, and no more than 1-2 at a time.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience in Cardiology
Floppy Valve Tissue: In mitral valve prolapse, the mitral valve tissue is structurally abnormal. The valve is too large for the mitral valve orifice and buckles during cl ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raid Saco
Dr. Raid Saco answered
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See a cardiologist: Mitral valve prolapse has been reported to be associated with chest pain; however, chest pain should not be attributed to mitral valve prolapse until ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Mitral valve: There is no reason why you shouldn't have a normal life span.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Unlikely an issue: At your age you are hundreds of times more likely to die in a car crash than from complications of mild mitral prolapse/regurgitation. Most will lead ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Cardiomegaly?: MVP when mild is nothing - but cardiomegaly is a different ball game. Ask your doctor for clarification.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Very good life: Reduce your risk factors by good cardiovascular behavior. Good dental hygiene avoid infections regular followup and echo may need valve repair a ... Read More
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