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New Britain, CT
A 63-year-old male asked:

I have mild mitral valve prolapse with mild mitral regurgitation. i would like to know about endocarditis. is it easy or not to ctch it, while brushing your teeth or flossing and i have recently bite my inner lip, with a cut there, is healing now?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
no it is not easy to get endocarditis by brushing and flossing- what you get is healthy teeth! the cut should heal without problems. Re mitral valve findings- suggest you saty under care of a cardiologist. Good luck
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