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A 20-year-old male asked:

I'm having mild mitral valve prolapse with mild regurgitation ... i want to know what's my lifespan ...coz i'm very scared..

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Dr. Jessica Allan
Dr. Jessica Allananswered
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Relax: Mitral regurgitation is common in mvp. Most patients are asymptomatic. No specific therapy is required for mild mr. Normal lifestyle and regular exercise should be encouraged. You should have a normal lifespan.
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