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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Generally not: Depending upon PVC burden (<15% is usually benign) but may be inconvenient.

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience Cardiology
Mitral valve prolaps: Good physical exam and echocardiogram.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shenouda
20 years experience Cardiology
MitralValveProlapse: Symptoms can vary greatly and are numerous but the most common symptoms are chest pain and palpitations. An echocardiogram (ultrasound of the heart) i ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
MVP: Chest pain is often attributed to mitral valve prolapse. In my experience it is not common if it really happens. Mitral prolapse is very common and ve ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
Depends: It depends on how severe it is. Treatment ranges from none to beta blockers to slow heart rate and help with palpitations to valve surgery if the degr ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
MVP: Mild mitral prolapse is benign and does not increase the risk of flying. Severe prolapse with major mitral insufficiency is a different story.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
MVP?: Can you help us with that abbreviation, please?
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Generally not: Unless symptoms change and there is only mild mitral valve regurgitation.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience Cardiology
MVP Hypothyrodism: Not commonly, but the prevalence of mitral valve prolapse (mvp) is substantially greater in patients with autoimmune thyroid disorders such as graves' ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mitral Valve: Mitral valve prolapse or mvp is compatible with pregnancy. An echocardiogram will determine how much blood reflux there is. A cardiologist can help de ... Read More
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