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are heart pains a typical symptom of mitral valve prolapse?

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Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience Cardiology
MVP: Not really... A lot of "symptoms" have been attributed to mvp. However, there are quite a few studies showing no difference in symptoms in people with or without mvp. Too often, mvp has been used as a "convenience" diagnosis to explain a variety of poorly defined symptoms. Conclusion, it can, but most likely it is not...
Answered on Jul 29, 2015
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