A 41-year-old male asked:
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left sided tearing discomfort when stressed or sudden exertion(no pain when ramped up exertion) 2 normal nst's, echo shows mvp. is my pain cardiac?

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Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Mitral valve prolaps: Mvp is a cardiac condition and can cause the type of pain you are describing. Although typically benign, it is associated with heart arrhythmias such as psvt (paroxysmal supra-ventricular tachycardia) . Ask your cardiologist to explain this issue better to you.
Answered on Dec 13, 2014
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