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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
The non drug treatments for Mitral valve prolapse include:: Low salt diet, Mitral valve repair, Mitral valve replacement.

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience in Cardiology
Mitral valve prolaps: The exact cause of mitral valve prolapse (mvp) isn't known. Most people who have the condition are born with it. Mvp tends to run in families.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Mv prolapse: Endocarditis can cause prolapse, genetics, heart attack, inflammatory disease, and other things
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Mitral prolapse: read this: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mitral-valve-prolapse/basics/definition/con-20024748
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Thomas
34 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Usually no symptoms: Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) is usually asymptomatic. Occasionally with more significant prolapse symptoms of shortness of breath occur. MVP should b ... Read More
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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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Rarely: It is exceptionally rare but has been reported. (i've been in practice as a cardiologist for >35 years and have never seen a single case).
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