A 32-year-old male asked:
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what is mitral valve prolapse a risk factor for?

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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Mitral valve prolapse is a risk factor for:: Infection of heart valves, Mitral regurgitation, Wolff Parkinson White syndrome, Bacterial endocarditis.
Answered on Jun 1, 2016

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Mitral valve prolaps: The exact cause of mitral valve prolapse (mvp) isn't known. Most people who have the condition are born with it. Mvp tends to run in families.
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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Mv prolapse: Endocarditis can cause prolapse, genetics, heart attack, inflammatory disease, and other things

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