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A 21-year-old male asked:

I'm 21 years old, i'm diagnosed with mild mvp with mild regurgitation. does these heart conditions r formed now?

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Dr. Peter Destefano
Cardiology 36 years experience
Don't worry: Usually you are born with the thickened valve leaflets that cause MVP, but the mild regurgitation usually does not progress. I just recommend and Echocardiogram every 5-10 years to be sure. We no longer recommend antibiotics before dental procedures.
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