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Mitral Valve Prolapse Question What Is The Long Term Changes That Will Happen
Variable: The history of mitral valve prolapse is variable from person to person. Some people have prolapse with no or minimal regurgitation of the valve. They may need suveillence with echocardiogram but never need any other intervention. Some may progress to severe valve leakage and need a replacement or repair. Some may develop some rhythym abnormalities that also require treatment. ...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
If panting and agitation and mood changes are some complications of mitral valve prolapse(and thickened leaflets)?
Associated: La enlargement is common with a leaking mitral valve (mr). Recent studies have shown severe enlargement of la can be serious. A normal size is around 25ml/m2. This is volume of la divided by the body surface area (this takes into different sizes of people). When over 60 the risk dying is increased. If the valve is repaired this returns to normal. This is regardless of symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Extremely variable: The two entities are usually unrelated. First, sinus node dysfunction. As people age, this usually becomes worse, and (especially if there is need for certain cardiac or BP meds), frequently causes dizziness, fatigue or fainting. Mitral valve prolapse can progress with more "stretching" of the valve over time, and hence becoming leaky, but it is a minority of people who develop significant leak. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After going up stairs I am short of breath. I have allergies and a history on the family of mitral valve prolapse. Any reason why this would happen?
Yes: MVP if severe enough can impact your circulatory function and thus the shortness of breath. On the other hand, if you have hay fever, you do have a higher risk of having asthma without the usual symptoms such as coughing and wheezing. You need to get a lung function test to check out your lungs. If normal, then a cardiovascular evaluation may be needed. Either way, you need to talk to your doctor ...Read more
Rapid heartbeat and palpitations when given novocaine, never happened before. I have mitral valve prolapse. Is this worrying? Need another filling.
Mitral prolapse: probably no worries but we know nothing else about you, your best bet is to consult your own physician ...Read more
Valve failure: The mv prevents blood from backing up into the lungs during left ventricular contraction. Mvp is where the valve prolapses into the left atrium during contraction, and can be associated with progressive failure of the valve over many decades. It is caused by abnormal collagen formations of the valve. ...Read more
Occurs when mitral : Valve slips into atrium (prolapsed) and causes regurgitation. There may be no symptoms or shortness of breath, atrial enlargement, pulmonary hypertension or arrhythmia. Intervention can be: nothing, medication or surgery. Diagnosed by echocardiogram. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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