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A 32-year-old male asked:

What are some of the risk factors for getting mitral valve prolapse?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
The risk factors for getting Mitral valve prolapse include:: Infection of heart valves, Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, Congenital heart disease, Heart attack, Ischemia, Rheumatic heart disease, Marfan syndrome, Scoliosis.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

Can mitral valve prolapse get worse over time?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Prolapse: Mitral prolapse can get worse over time but often does not.
CA
A 32-year-old male asked:

What is Mitral valve prolapse a risk factor for?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Mitral valve prolapse is a risk factor for:: Infection of heart valves, Mitral regurgitation, Wolff Parkinson White syndrome, Bacterial endocarditis.
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A 93-year-old female asked:

Do you have a much higher risk of storke if you have mitral valve prolapse?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
No : The increased risk is infinitesimal.
India
A 20-year-old male asked:

Does mitral valve prolapse increase the risk of kidney diseases?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
No: These 2 completely different processes.
A 39-year-old member asked:

Is it ok to get a tattoo if you have mitral valve prolapse?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Tattoo: Sure, if you have no panic or fear of sharp objects, and of course, if the tattooer is reputable.
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