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Mitral valve disorder can get tattoo

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Tattoo: Sure, if you have no panic or fear of sharp objects, and of course, if the tattooer is reputable.
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Tattoo: Getting a tattoo is always an infection risk. If you get infected and seed the valve, mitral endocarditis isn't fun. If the tattoo is important enough ... Read More

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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
No: You should be on antibiotics in advance to minimize chance of infection. You also are going to bleed because of the coumadin (warfarin). I doubt your ... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Should not: You can, but the risks are present and probably not well known to the artist! infection, bacteremia, bleeding, scarring are more dangerous to you wit ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Absolutely: Anxiety is very common. Stress, medical conditions are common triggers for anxiety. Lots of treatment available (medical, psychological, spiritual, e ... Read More
Dr. J. Kirk Clopton
31 years experience Psychiatry
Probably not: Mitral valve prolapse does not cause anxiety. There are several antidepressant medication that are fda approved for anxiety/panic disorders. These can ... Read More
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety treatment: Anxiety and panic can easily go together, and some have also noted that mitral valve prolapse (mvp) and panic disorder can happen in the same patient. ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Mitral valve: The mitral valve can be stenotic or not open properly. The valve can not close properly or be 'insufficient'. There are also conditions where both ste ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Mitral valve: The mitral valve can be stenotic or not open properly. The valve can not close properly or be 'insufficient'. There are also conditions where both ste ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Mitral valve: The mitral valve has to open properly to let blood flow into the left ventricle from the atrium. If it doesn't, we call this stenosis. It has to close ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Prolapse: Mitral prolapse can get worse over time but often does not.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: One of the features of rheumatic fever is pan-carditis, meaning that all layers of the heart are inflamed. Involvement of the mitral valve occurs 10x ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Not unusual: Slight regurgitation is common. Take care of all your risk factors: no smoking weight control blood pressure control cardiovascular training. ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Orlando Deffer
Specializes in General Practice
MVP : Mild mvp could progress with time or stay stable. It will be important to know the characteristics of the valve at this point in time such as thickne ... Read More

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