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A 30-year-old female asked:

Will borderline mitral valve prolapse progress?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Family Medicine 48 years experience
Doubtful: not likely. Get periodic medical exam.

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Mitral valve prolapse question. What is the long term changes that will happen?

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Variable: The history of mitral valve prolapse is variable from person to person. Some people have prolapse with no or minimal regurgitation of the valve. They may need suveillence with echocardiogram but never need any other intervention. Some may progress to severe valve leakage and need a replacement or repair. Some may develop some rhythym abnormalities that also require treatment.
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How will cocaine affect someone with mitral valve prolapse?

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Badly: To be avoided along with other illegal drugs, particularly intravenous where valve infection can be caused and be terminal, and be associated with other sepsis and brain abscesses etc.
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I suffer from mitral valve prolapse and scoliosis. Will i be able to exercise?

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Exercise: If you don't have cardiac dysfunction you should be able to exercise. What form is best with the scoliosis might be advised by a physiatrist to minimize structural trauma.

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