A 30-year-old female asked:
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i have mitral valve prolapse and recently i got asthma.started inhalation with cortizon for 2months.is it connected with my heart condition?sth worse?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Concern: New onset asthma needs to be separated from pulmonary congestion from mitral regurgitation. Discuss with your cardiologist and review echo status . Absolutely quit smoking!
Answered on Nov 3, 2013
Dr. Azmat Qayyum
32 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: I am not aware of any connection.
Answered on Nov 4, 2013

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