A 43-year-old member asked:
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what is the cause of mitral valve prolapse?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Mitral prolapse: read this for more information http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mitral-valve-prolapse/basics/definition/con-20024748
Answered on Sep 9, 2018

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
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Mitral valve prolaps: The exact cause of mitral valve prolapse (mvp) isn't known. Most people who have the condition are born with it. Mvp tends to run in families.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Mv prolapse: Endocarditis can cause prolapse, genetics, heart attack, inflammatory disease, and other things
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Dr. Bennett Werner
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Rarely: It is exceptionally rare but has been reported. (i've been in practice as a cardiologist for >35 years and have never seen a single case).
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Dr. Orlando Deffer
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MVP : Mild mvp could progress with time or stay stable. It will be important to know the characteristics of the valve at this point in time such as thickne ... Read More

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