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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Not unusual: Mitral disease- leakage or mitral regurgitation can be very gradual until very serious or it can happen acutely with a cordal rupture etc! inmthe lon ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Mv prolapse: Endocarditis can cause prolapse, genetics, heart attack, inflammatory disease, and other things
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Mitral prolapse: read this: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mitral-valve-prolapse/basics/definition/con-20024748
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Your doctor can tell: Your doctor can tell by hearing a mid systolic click and late systolic murmur with his stethoscope and then an echocardiogram can confirm the diagnos ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Mitral valve prolapse is a risk factor for:: Infection of heart valves, Mitral regurgitation, Wolff Parkinson White syndrome, Bacterial endocarditis.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hyeun Park
27 years experience Cardiology
Probably wouldn't: Mitral valve prolapse is a condition that has been overdiagnosed and most times has no bearing on a person's life unless it is significant. In some ca ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
MVP: If asymptomatic as far as heart function, treat underlying anxiety.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
MVP: Sometimes palpitations.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The tests for Mitral valve prolapse include:: Echocardiogram, Electrocardiogram, Transesophageal echocardiogram, Left heart catheterization, Cardiac MRI without contrast, Xray of chest, CT of ch ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
MVP: Read this: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/mitral_valve_prolapse.

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