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A 44-year-old male asked:

Can i work as a seaman if i have a mild mitral regurgitation?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 47 years experience
Yes: Yes if it is mild, it should not prevent you from doing this.
Dr. John Garner
Cardiology 17 years experience
Yes: There should be no specific work restrictions on you if mild mitral regurgitation is your only heart problem. You do not require any specific dental prophylaxis nor any other special precautions.

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