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trivial mitral regirgitation

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Back to Valve Basics: What do the heart valves do? They allow blood flow forward (most important) & (hopefully) prevent any reverse flow. Without an inlet & outlet valve, e ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Regurgitation: Trivial mitral regurgitation means not enough to be worried about when most people use the term
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
24 years experience Infectious Disease
It can: Mitral (MI-tral) valve prolapse (MVP) is a condition in which one of the heart's valves, the mitral valve, doesn't work properly. The flaps of the val ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly : Your hypertension could cause this to progress. You should have an echocardiogram once or twice yearly, and seek more intensive monitoring if you get ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
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
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
NO: Trivial mitral regurgitation has trivial effects on one's health, though it may be wise to take an antibiotic prior to dental procedures to minimize t ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
30 years experience Pediatrics
MVP: These findings are suggestive of mitral valve prolapse. Most cases can be managed conservatively
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Mitral regurgitation: Audible sound depends on amount of turbulence caused by a lesion. Generally trivial MR causes little or no murmur, mild MR might cause some. The minim ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Mvp: What you describe is usually no big deal, BUT there really isn't enough information in your note for us to advise you.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Clinically...: ...insignificant? Best to check with your doctor as to his/her precise meaning however byt the term "trivial."
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