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A 21-year-old male asked:

I often feel like my heart is gurgling. is this normal? i have a very small mitral valve prolapse due to dysplasia of the valve at birth. 21y old male

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 46 years experience
Gurgling?: Hearts don't "gurgle". Perhaps we have a language issue as English, I presume, isn't your first language? Stomachs and bowels gurgle. Hearts may skip or pound and popular belief is that mitral valve prolapse can cause it, but, actually, it's unlikely to be associated except for rare,very severe MVP.
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