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what does trace mitral regurgitation mean

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
VERY MILD valve leak: Trace means 'very mild' and mitral valve regurgitation means 'leak'. It happens when your mitral valve doesn't close tightly, which allows blood to ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Shapiro
35 years experience Cardiology
Likely benign: This is a common finding on echo especially in young women. It may be due more to dehydration rather than a structural abnormality.
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Dr. Steven Neish
37 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Common picture: This is a common description of what can be an unremarkable finding. Some cardiologists will interpret this as mild mitral valve prolapse, but the des ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
See not hear: Mitral regurgitation has to be fairly significant to hear it. On the other hand, echoes are so doggone sensitive, they can see a drop of regurgitation ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
MR: You can see cardiologist on annual basis. Continue with healthy life style-- healthy eating and exercise. Exercise intolerance would be the first sign ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
NO: Virtually all human beings have trivial PR and MR. You have nothing to worry about. At least not from that!
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Mitral regurgitation: Our echocardiogram studies are so sensitive that they frequently show tiny amounts of insignificant valve leak, with trace mitral regurgitation being ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sumit Kalra
20 years experience Cardiology
Regurgitation: No, these are very common findings on echo. By themselves these are harmless. Your doctor should be able to tell if there was any other findings of an ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Valve regurgitation: Echocardiograms and doppler studies have become very sophisticated that they can identify the most minor abnormalities. "trace" findings are not harm ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Shunli Zhang
38 years experience Pathology
No: there is no data to show that mild tricuspid and trace pulmonic and mitral regurgitation cause blood clots unless you have abnormal coagulapathy. car ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tamanna Nahar
Specializes in Cardiology
No: Normal wear n tear given HTN.
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