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mitral valve prolapse and stress

A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesus Yap
Dr. Jesus Yap answered
52 years experience in Cardiology
No: Stress does not make a mitral valve prolapse worse . The only condition that can make the prolapse worse is if the valve gets infected. That is a seri ... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience in Cardiology
Yes and no: Cannot rule out plaque build up. Echo is the diagnostic tool to rule evaluate mitral valve prolapse. During a stress echo the mitral valve is may not ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Prolapse : Mvp is not necessarily symptomatic. Your chest ache may well have a musculoskeletal or no cardiac cause.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
Mitral valve prolaps: hello ~ short answer YES. Prolapse of the anterior leaflet of mitral valve gives soft blowing systolic murmur over the mitral valve, often not associ ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Dull chest pain: Can be structural in origin. Can be referred from the esophagus. Rarely from rhythm problem with prolapse. May need haltor.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience in Cardiology
Probably not: If you are active, that is, fit, your resting heart rate would be less than 60 BPM and when sleeping even lower. So the context is imp. Further, if w ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience in 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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Mitral prolapse: read this for more information http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mitral-valve-prolapse/basics/definition/con-20024748
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in 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 47-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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