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mitral valve prolapse and asthma

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Concern: New onset asthma needs to be separated from pulmonary congestion from mitral regurgitation. Discuss with your cardiologist and review echo status . ... Read More
Dr. Azmat Qayyum
32 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: I am not aware of any connection.

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience Cardiology
Mitral valve prolaps: I will assume you did not mean effective but harmful :-) when the valve leaflets "prolapse" they bend back and no longer seal, resulting in significan ... Read More
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Not sure of quest: Mitral valve prolapse is a description of how the leaflets come together. This may cause the valve to leak. In most people prolapse is a relatively be ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Mitral prolapse: read this for more information http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mitral-valve-prolapse/basics/definition/con-20024748
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Mitral prolapse : One can often diagnose prolapse by physical exam. Echocardiography usually diagnoses it relaibly and gives more information along with it.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Ostrom
Specializes in Cardiology
Exam and echo: A mid systolic click and systolic ejection murmur in the mitral position can often be heard on cardiac examination. Confirmation of mitral valve prol ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Palpaitations: If its mild no symptoms are likely . If moderate palpitaions and some shortness of breath with exercise . Severe mvp usually reults in significant reg ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Most of the time, it is a minor problem. It can result in significant leakage of the valve, chest pain, palpitations, valve infection, and heart rhyth ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Ostrom
Specializes in Cardiology
MVP: MVP is mostly asymptomatic. Common symptoms ascribed to the condition are palpitations, shortness of breath and fatigue with symptoms, atypical chest ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Rarel: Mitral valve prolapse can cause palpitations, shortness of breath, or chest pain but isi seldom fatal. If the valve is leaking severely or if it gets ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience Cardiology
MVP : Mitral valve prolapse results from a weakness or floppiness of the valve leaflets due to an abnormality in the connective tissue in the leaflets. Mit ... Read More

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