A 29-year-old female asked:
i have mild mitral valve prolapse w regular daily palpations and sometimes chest pain. is this normal or do they mean more severe condition?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Bryan Treacy answered
34 years experience Gynecology
Probably normal: Mitral Valve Prolapse is asymptomatic in most people, but sometimes causes palpitations and chest pain, more commonly in women. There are evaluations that can be done making sure nothing more severe is occurring. If problematic, there are medications that can reduce these symptoms. See your doctor since they seem to be bothering you.
Answered on May 31, 2015
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