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A 53-year-old female asked:

i have mitral valve regurgitation with tricuspid regurgitation with mild pulmonary hypertension and dystolic disfunction. should i be worried?

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Dr. Ew Baldwin
Cardiology 20 years experience
Maybe -- it depends: Valve regurgitation becomes a serious problem when it is severe, and at that point it might require surgery. If the valve regurgitation is only mild or moderate, it can be followed by your physician. It sounds as though with your conditions, maintaining excellent blood pressure control will be very important.
Dr. Charles Burger
Pulmonology 36 years experience
Mitral Regurgitation: The answer to your question depends on a lot of different factors, most importantly your symptoms and the severity of the mitral regurgitation and cardiac dysfunction. You are best served to have your situation reviewed by a cardiology specialist.

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