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Can mitral valve prolapse be a cause of svt?

Can mitral valve prolapse be a cause of svt?

Not likely: Mvp typically doesn't cause too many problems in an otherwise healthy person. If there is an underlying heart problem or other disease process at work, then all bets are off. While it may be associated with it, the mvp isn't likely to be the direct cause.

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Dr. Robert Binford
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Mitral Valve Prolapse (Definition)

When the mitral valve that separates the heart's left atrium and left ventricle does not close appropriately. When the heart contracts to push blood from the left ventricle to the rest of the body, portions of the mitral valve move backwards into the left atrium. This can cause regurgitation of blood from the left ventricle into the left atrium. Most of the time a mitral valve prolapse is asymptomatic and does ...Read more


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Can my mild mitral valve prolapse be cause of my SOB? 1 flight of stairs gets me very SOB. Never smoked. Used to run daily, had to stop cuz of breathing

Can my mild mitral valve prolapse be cause of my SOB? 1 flight of stairs gets me very SOB. Never smoked. Used to run daily, had to stop cuz of breathing

Yes: Mitral valve prolapse can indeed cause dyspnea, or shortness of breath. Echocardiography can show your degree of prolapse and if there is concurrent mitral regurgitation, or abnormal reflux of blood from the left ventricle backwards into the left atrium. Please discuss with a Cardiologist.

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What can cause mitral valve prolapse?

What can cause mitral valve prolapse?

Mv prolapse: Endocarditis can cause prolapse, genetics, heart attack, inflammatory disease, and other things

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Could mitral valve prolapse cause dizziness?

Could mitral valve prolapse cause dizziness?

Depends on rhythm: Mild mitral valve prolapse (mvp) would not cause symptoms. If the mvp was severe, it can lead to mitral regurgitation. This is associated with certain atrial arrhythmias which can cause dizziness.

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Does mitral valve prolapse cause chest pain?

Does mitral valve prolapse cause chest pain?

It can: Yes, it can. Especially if there is mitral value reflux with the prolapse. This can cause back up of the blood into the lungs, heart enlargement, and eventually heart failure. See a cardiologist.

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What is the cause of mitral valve prolapse?

Mitral prolapse: Read this for more information http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/mitral-valve-prolapse/basics/definition/con-20024748

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Does mitral valve prolapse cause low energy?

Does mitral valve prolapse cause low energy?

Usually not. ..: Mitral valve prolapse occurs when the leaflets of the mitral valve, between the heart's left atrium and ventricle, bulge upward or back into the left atrium as the heart contracts. When more severe, it causes leakage of blood back into the atrium--mitral regurgitation--which can cause fatigue. But the majority of cases of mitral valve prolapse are not this severe and cause few, if any, symptoms.

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Can mitral valve prolapse cause idiopathic edema?

Mitral prolapse: It is not likely to cause edema unless the mitral insufficiency is quite severe. Usual mitral prolapse is mostly noise and little associated problem.

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Can mitral valve prolapse cause idiopathic edema?

Can mitral valve prolapse cause idiopathic edema?

Not usually: If edema with mvp suggests regurgitation and back pressure with congestion and degree of congestive failure.

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Hello sir, can mitral valve prolapse causes death in 20 year old?

Hello sir, can mitral valve prolapse causes death in 20 year old?

Echo follow up: The mitral prolapse must be followed with echo cardiograms to identify when regurgitation (leakage) of the valve and heart enlargement starts to occur. The valve at that stage can be repaired. Prior to that the risk of sudden death is very low. Discus with your doctor the potential need for antibiotics when you have dental cleanings.

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I have a mitral valve prolapse and lately I have been experiencing a quick squeezing on my chest. What can be the cause of it? Should I worry?

I have a mitral valve prolapse and lately I have been experiencing a quick squeezing on my chest. What can be the cause of it? Should I worry?

NO: Mvp syndrome is an unique disease. It is associated with a lot of unusual symptoms. If you have palpitations, chest pain or dizzy spells, it may be wise to consult a doctor for some medications. If you suffer from anxiety it may help to treat that as well.

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Can mitral valve prolapse cause a person to get anxiety attacks?

Can mitral valve prolapse cause a person to get anxiety attacks?

Possibly: Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/3287421 there has been much written about the association between panic disorder and mitral valve prolapse, as above. While the association is small, in my practice I have seen patients who have mvp, panic disorder and both.

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Can mitral valve prolapse cause a person to have anxiety attacks?

Can mitral valve prolapse cause a person to have anxiety attacks?

Unlikely: This is a situation where two conditions that are very common (mitral valve prolapse and anxiety) may coexist in the same individual but is does not mean one caused the other. Some people with mvp may experience palpitations which could be unsettling and someone with anxiety may feel overwhelmed by having what they percieve as "something wrong with their heart".

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When you have a mitral valve prolapse what causes mitral valve regurgitation? How can you prevent from it happening

When you have a mitral valve prolapse what causes mitral valve regurgitation? How can you prevent from it happening

You can't prevent: Mitral valve prolapse describes the way the leaflets of the mitral valve close. With mvp the stresses in the mv are altered making it susceptible to injury. This is what leads to regurge. There's nothing you can do to change the stresses in the mv. However, most people do not progress to significant regurge. Also, the majority of mitral regurge due to prolapse can be repaired minimally invasively.

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What causes mitral valve prolapse?

Mitral valve prolaps: The exact cause of mitral valve prolapse (mvp) isn't known. Most people who have the condition are born with it. Mvp tends to run in families.

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Can mvp or mitral valve prolapse cause death?

Rarely: It is exceptionally rare but has been reported. (i've been in practice as a cardiologist for >35 years and have never seen a single case).

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I have been diagnoised with mitral valve prolapse grade 1, is it a progressive disease or can it cause grade 4, or mitral regurgtisation?

MVP: Mild mvp could progress with time or stay stable. It will be important to know the characteristics of the valve at this point in time such as thickness and cord calcification. Please follow up with your doctor and if you experience sob or decrease exercise tolerance please let him or her know. Good luck.

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Skipped heart beat cause? Mitral valve prolapse?

Possibly: Some people with mitral valve prolapse are more prone to get palpitations when under stress or with stimulants (alcohol or caffeine or pseudoephedrine).

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