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A 20-year-old male asked:

I am having mild mitral valve prolapse with mild regurgitation. my symptoms are sob and chest pain. all doctors are saying i am fine.why is it so?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ibrahim Moussa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 19 years experience
Because: These symptoms are usually associated with mitral valve prolapse, please read this http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/mitral-valve-prolapse/ds00504.
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
Thoracic Surgery 40 years experience
Mitral prolapse: Chest pain and shortness of breath are symptoms of mitral valve prolapse. However the sob is unlikely resulting from mild regurgitation. The treatment is surgical correction. Most ild regurgitations are treated medically and with serial echocardiograms.

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