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A 31-year-old female asked:

I have mild mitral valve prolapse and i get heart palpitations fairly frequently throughout the day. when should i worry about the palpitations?

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Dr. Louise Andrew
A Verified Doctoranswered
Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
If they change: greatly in frequency or severity. Most MVP patients have some palpitations
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Dr. Andrew is correct. Staying in good physical aerobic shape usually helps folks like you with the palpitations.
Nov 3, 2017
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Need to be treated: It is not uncommon to have heart palpitations with Mitral Valve Prolapse.While many don't have any symptoms.Some may have rapid heart beat or palpitations.These sometimes are treated with Beta Blockers.I suggest you consult your Primary Care Doctor or Cardiologist and get it checked and treated appropriately
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Last updated Nov 3, 2017

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