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A 48-year-old female asked:

Have mitral/tricuspid prolapse valves mild pericardial effusion 25 yrs etiology unknown no affect heart ldl53cholesterol 128 hdl 79 how often checkup?

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Dr. Krishna Anand
Pediatrics 51 years experience
6month or as needed: Since you ar doing well your lab test are normal , you may get check up done every six months or any time before if you have any problem like difficulty in breathing chest tightness or pain .You may talk to your cardiologist and do as suggested .
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