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can increased heart rate sometimes during the day cause mitral valve leakage? had mitral valve heart surgery three months ago.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Mitral regurgitation: Mitral valve leakage, referred to as mitral regurgitation, is a steady state and doesn't come and go but can fluctuate in intensity under certain circumstances. It can cause disturbances in the heart rhythm and cause the heart to race.

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