Doctor insights on:
Can Mitral Valve Prolapse Develop Or Worsen Over Time Or Is It Purely Inherited
A valve is a structure that regulates the direction of flow. The heart is a special kind of pump. It moves blood by squeezing and relaxing. There are 4 chambers and each chamber has a valve. This keeps blood from moving backwards when the heart squeezes. When a chamber squeezes it lets the blood move forward but when the chamber is relaxed it prevents the blood from ...Read more
At what point do you seek immediate medical attention with what my doctor suggest are mitral valve prolapse symptoms that are persisting and worsening?
Never: Mvp doesn't cause symptoms and is never an emergency. Many symptoms are attributed to mvp but research has not confirmed any relationship. Mvp is a variant of normal. In rare instances, a tiny subset of people with mvp will rupture an attachment of the valve and develop sudden severe leakage which causes immediate heart failure. If you had this, you wouldn't be at your computer! ...Read more
Does this increase my risk for sudden cardiac death? Is this mitral valve prolapse?, will it get worse with time? Anterior mitral valve leaflet moderately thickened but no stenosis or prolapse.
Dysautonomia - MVP : Dysautonomia is associated with mitral valve prolapse syndrome - neither are usually life threatening but both cause patients anxiety about their symptoms. Read dr. Richard hoffman's book on mvp on amazon.Com. Increase fluid intake, try magnesium supplements. Risk of sudden death is less than chance of winning the powerball lottery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a mitral valve prolapse every time my chest hurt my shoulder and left arm ache. Why does my left arm always hurt?
Referred pain: Your body senses cardiac in the shoulder and arm because of how the pain is processed by the brain. ...Read more
My doctor says i may have mitral valve prolapse. However there's a ten month wait for an ethnocardiogram , my symptoms are persisting and sometimes worsening, chest pain , rapid heart beat, shortness of breath post excercise , fatigue , what should I do?
Nothing: If you haven't had the echo, then the diagnosis of mvp has not been established. Even if you do have it, mvp does not cause these symptoms. Doctors blame all kinds of things on mvp but they are not related. There is no treatment required for mvp and none that is helpful. If the wait for an echo is that long then you are in the wrong health system. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can elevated levels of testosterone (two to three times the normal amount for a thin, 18 year old female) cause palpitations or MItral Valve Prolapse?
My doctor suggests I have mitral valve prolapse , however i live in canada and there's a significant wait for the ethnocardiogram . I have the clicking sound post excercise , chest pain multiple times throughout the day , fatigue , and sometimes tender st
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Is dyslexia something you are born with or is it something that can be develop?
- Freq masturbation can it cause or worsen carpal tunnel in men or women
- What is pectus excavatum can it get worse over time?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- My left knee hurts when i walk or sit for long periods of time what is it
- Is gout permanent or can it be reversed?
- Can lupus cause nausea or is it a symptom?
- Is it okay for someone with a mitral valve prolapse to have children?
- Talk to a cardiologist online