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Mitral valve regurgitation and pulmonary hypertension

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis 30 years experience
Treatment: Now this is tough one! pulmonary hypertension due to several reasons--- one if them is mitral regurg. Nowmitral regurg could be due to congenital or i... Read More
Dr. Charles Burger
Pulmonology 36 years experience
PH Treatment : Treatment of pulmonary hypertension (ph) depends on the cause. Group 1 pulmonary arterial hypertension (pah) is treated with medication designed to w... Read More

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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ew Baldwin
Cardiology 20 years experience
Maybe -- it depends: Valve regurgitation becomes a serious problem when it is severe, and at that point it might require surgery. If the valve regurgitation is only mild ... Read More
Dr. Charles Burger
Pulmonology 36 years experience
Mitral Regurgitation: The answer to your question depends on a lot of different factors, most importantly your symptoms and the severity of the mitral regurgitation and car... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Very serious: This diagnosis especially at your age is of such grave importance that I warn you against taking advice from anyone else until you have reviewed it fu... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry 57 years experience
Not necessarily: They are two separate entities and may coexist but generally are not causative of one another.
A female asked:
Dr. Frances Dyro
Neurology 54 years experience
For : For "moderate anoxic brain damage" to occur the patient would have to have experienced cardio-respiratory arrest for more than 5 minutes. This person ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Elton
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Abnormal echo: your doctor should be able to give you specific advice based on your situation and history.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Echo: Sounds mild to me. Discuss with your team.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Hai
Cardiology 55 years experience
Mitral regurgitation: No, a trace of mitral regurgitation is normal. If such a person is short of breath, there are usually other causes. Significant heart or lung problems... Read More
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Dr. Laura McMullen
Pediatrics 21 years experience
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 46 years experience
Less flow to lungs: If the pressure in the pulmonary artery is high enough, the right ventricle's ability to pump bood to the lungs is diminished. Less blood flow to the... Read More