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Can Regurgitation Start At Anytime With Mitral Valve Prolapse
Yes: While the technical answer is yes, it's more complicated: mvp encompasses a broad range of severity from trivial/normal variant to very severe. Commonly there is some degree of regurgitation, often mild. The rare, severe forms of mvp can suddenly rupture a chordae (a supporting structure of the valve) and suddenly develop severe regurgitation with symptoms. This can happen anytime. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I am having mild mitral valve prolapse with mild regurgitation . My lvef is 75%. Is anything there to concern ?
Hello sir, I am having mild mitral valve prolapse with mild regurgitation. What will be my lifespan.What are the chances of progressing this condition?
I'm having mild mitral valve prolapse with mild regurgitation ... I want to know what's my lifespan ...Coz i'm very scared..
Not necessarily: Mitral valve prolapse may progress to regurge but most patients do not progress to the point of needing surgery. It is important to maintain follow up, however. Also you will need antibiotics before procedures and dental visits to reduce the risk of valve infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do you think I can go to gym if I have a mild mitral valve prolapse with trivial mitral regurgitation?
Yes go to gym: Contact your Internist and Cardiologist and ask them if you are medically clear to engage in gym activities. Mild and trivial heart murmurs are common. Unless your doctors specifically told you not to exercise there is no barrier to exercise in my opinion. In fact there are multiple studies suggesting exercise is beneficial. Start by going to the American Heart Association for recommendations! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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