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What are the tests for Mitral valve prolapse

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in 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

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francis Kempf
Specializes in Cardiology
Echocardiogram: The echo is an ultrasound of the heart and allows one to assess the valve function and performance and the magnitude of pathology of mitral valve prol ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Prolapse : Mvp is not necessarily symptomatic. Your chest ache may well have a musculoskeletal or no cardiac cause.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
Mitral valve prolaps: hello ~ short answer YES. Prolapse of the anterior leaflet of mitral valve gives soft blowing systolic murmur over the mitral valve, often not associ ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Dull chest pain: Can be structural in origin. Can be referred from the esophagus. Rarely from rhythm problem with prolapse. May need haltor.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience in Cardiology
Probably not: If you are active, that is, fit, your resting heart rate would be less than 60 BPM and when sleeping even lower. So the context is imp. Further, if w ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See below: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience in Cardiology
Mitral valve prolaps: The exact cause of mitral valve prolapse (mvp) isn't known. Most people who have the condition are born with it. Mvp tends to run in families.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Mv prolapse: Endocarditis can cause prolapse, genetics, heart attack, inflammatory disease, and other things
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience in Cardiology
Mitral valve prolaps: I will assume you did not mean effective but harmful :-) when the valve leaflets "prolapse" they bend back and no longer seal, resulting in significan ... Read More

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