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mitral valve prolapse and fatigue

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rishi Vohora
18 years experience Cardiology
No: No, it can't. In fact with mild mitral regurgitation you may be able to go longer before a repeat echo.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Try a us clinic. Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs ... Read More
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Chest pain: Your symptoms could very well be due to mitral valve prolapse as your doctor is suspects. Since it requires a definitive diagnosis such as an echo car ... Read More
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Dr. Claude Brachfeld
38 years experience Cardiology
Don't worry: Notwithstanding the prejudices of practicing doctors, there is NO evidence that MVP causes any symptoms of any kind unless the valve apparatus is leak ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marianna Post
16 years experience Family Medicine
See cardiologist: Mitral valve prolapse is fairly common condition that in most cases doesn't cause symptoms, if you have all those symptoms consult with cardiologist, ... Read More
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Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Medication: Medications can help with mvp. However w/o the echocardiogram it will be more difficult to know for sure that it is mvp. Ask your doctor why there is ... Read More
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Dr. Claude Brachfeld
38 years experience Cardiology
Nothing: If you haven't had the echo, then the diagnosis of mvp has not been established. Even if you do have it, mvp does not cause these symptoms. Doctors ... Read More
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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
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

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