A 38-year-old member asked:
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how to tell if i have mitral valve prolapse?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Mitral prolapse : One can often diagnose prolapse by physical exam. Echocardiography usually diagnoses it relaibly and gives more information along with it.
Answered on Sep 3, 2013
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Dr. Roberto Rodriguez
21 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Echo: Echocardiogram is the best noninvasive test.
Answered on Sep 5, 2013
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Echocardiogram : Is best way to diagnose & assess severity.
Answered on Jul 24, 2017
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