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Mitral valve regurgitation cause anemia

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Lingle
Cardiology 16 years experience
Unlikely: If one has mixed mitral valve disease with a heavily calcified mitral valve that is both stenotic and regurgitant, one could imagine marked turbulance... Read More
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Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
Unlikely: Unless this is after a mitral valve replacement and there is significant peri-valvular leak causing rbc destruction.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics 22 years experience
Maybe...: Mild mvr usually causes no issues and does not require antibiotics before procedures such as dental work. More severe disease can causes shortness of ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sherry Ransom
Podiatry 34 years experience
Possible: Any malfunction of the heart is going to affect proper blood return to the heart. U need to see a vascular specialist to rule out any venous incompete... Read More
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Edema: for mitral regurgitation to cause peripheral edema, it has to be severe enough to cause right heart failure. Generally that edema is bilateral.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 47 years experience
No: No, it must be much worse to do that.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
Cardiology 40 years experience
Mitral regurgitation: This is a common incidental finding on echocardiography,if severe and associated with congestive failure edema can develop-the person is then very sic... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Hai
Cardiology 56 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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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 59 years experience
Wear&tear: You can't prevent it!
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lance Berger
Cardiology 32 years experience
Common, low risk: Isolated right bundle branch block is a very common conduction system issue that traditionally has not been associated with adverse outcome, in the ab... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Pediatrics - Nephrology & Dialysis 31 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
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
Thoracic Surgery 39 years experience
Very small leak: The mitral valve prevents blood from flowing backwards out of the main pumping chamber of the heart (left ventricle). When a valve leaks we call this... Read More
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