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Mvp Mild Regurgitation
I have mild MVP mild regurgitation. I feel palpitation and anxious at night. Why this happens at night?
It sounds like you may be suffering from panic attacks, likely due to stress and anxiety. Recent studies refute prior held beliefs that MVP causes anxiety. See your clinician to referral for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, an SSRI, and possibly a short course of a benzodiazepine.
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Iam having mild mvp with mild regurgitation. What's the chances of increasing regurgitation in me.
True MVP...: Occurs in less than 3% of the population and most people have no symptoms, don't need treatment and are able to lead normal, active lives. A trivial degree of regurgitation occurs in even normal valves under certain circumstances. Not all valves with prolapse have regurgitation and not all valves that regurgitate have prolapse. Regurgitation can occur overtime and should be watched for with echo. ...Read more
I have mild MVP with mild regurgitation. Does these mild MVP can progress to Severe within 4, 5 years?
Mvp: With common MVP and mild MR progression of mitral insufficiency is usually very slow unless endocarditis or something else intervenes. ...Read more
I'm 21 years old, I have mild MVP with mild regurgitation. Do I need to follow any diet or I can eat all types of foods.?
I feel sob especially at night, morning it's fine, . I am having mild mvp with mild regurgitation. Is the sob is related to that?
Shortness of breath: It is unlikely that your shortness of breath is related to your mitral valve disease. Given that it occurs when you lay down at night, it may be related to reflux disease. Make sure that you don't eat too close to bedtime and try to note if some foods or beverages can trigger your symptoms. ...Read more
Yes: Mild MVP with mild regurgitation is not a contraindication to exercise -- be it aerobic or strength training. ...Read more
MVP: Mild MVP and mild mitral regurgitation usually don't proscribe exercise training. You describe symptoms of breathlessness and list Quinidine under procedures. These things complicate advising you with any confidence. You should discuss your situation with the doctor who knows you best along with all your details to be safe. ...Read more
I have mild MVP with mild regurgitation. At night I feel chest pains. Why only at night I feel this?
Many causes: Possible causes include problems with your spine, to the lining of your lungs, to your food pipe (esophagus) or even inflammation of the lining of your heart (pericarditis). Pain only at night is more likely from the stomach/foodpipe caused by stomach acid when lying down and there's no food in your stomach. If you are concerned about your heart, measure your pulse rate and report to your doctor ...Read more
I have occasional chest pains. The pain is sharp. I'm having mild MVP with mild regurgitation. Anything to be worried?
Chest pain: Usually no problem in 21year olds but as you have some cardiac findings, its a question better asked of the Doctor who is most familiar with you, your history and examinations. ...Read more
I am having mild mvp with mild regurgitation, I feel sob and fear of death at night. Is it due to anxiety?
Iam having mild mvp with mild regurgitation. Does I need to avoid any foods. Can I do all types of exersises and can I play all types of sports. Thanks?
Should be benign: I'm afraid that my experience with most cases of diagnosed mvp involve an incorrect diagnosis. It is frequently the case. Also important is what symptoms lead someone to do an echo and 'diagnose' mvp. So a second opinion might be in order. That said, it is generally a benign condition. Thee should not be any dieatary or exercise restrictions according to any published guidlelines. ...Read more
Not directly: ? safety of exercise in 21 yo male with mitral valve prolapse (MVP). He should rely on his Cardiologist for specific exercise parameters. Dizziness, lightheadedness, and symptoms of hypotension should guide threshold of exercise stress. MPV highly associated with Hypermobility Syndrome and study of the Brighton Criteria might be advised.. ...Read more
I'm having mild mvp with mild regurgitation. Does smoking and drinking beer causes any problems in me.. ..?
I am having mvp with mild regurgitation. Can a surgery to remove appendix have any effect on my mvp or heart?
I am having mild mvp with mild regurgitation. Now am having brown vertical line under my nail. Is it due to endocarditis?
Local More Common: Nail bed injuries/hemorrhages are usually from local injuries, rarely endocarditis in which people routinely have chronic (a) low grade fever, (b) splinter hemorrhages visible in multiple nail beds, hands & feet & (c) do not feel well, e.G like "flu". The key to symptom clues, as a part of diagnoses, is integrated patterns & severity of symptoms combined with additional data, eg. Vegetations echo. ...Read more
I am 20 year old male with mild mvp wilth mild regurgitation. I am having sob and chest pains. I already went several doctors. All are saying anxiety?
Symptoms of MVP: Mvp itself may be associated with some anxiety. You may have symptoms of fluttering of heart, chest pain occasionally, none of them considered to be serious. You can discuss with your cardiologist, a small dose of betablocker or calcium channel blocker may help in relieving your symptoms. ...Read more
I'm 21 years old, I'm diagnosed with mild MVP with mild regurgitation. Does these heart conditions r formed now?
I am having mild mvp with mild regurgitation, on every morning my mouth is filled with saliva and some times with blood. Why is this happening?
Not related: Mild mv prolapse doesn't cause these symptoms. You may have problems with your teeth, or biting or grinding. The bleeding may from your mouth and you need to check it. ...Read more
I have mild MVP with mild regurgitation. Is it safe for me to apply minoxidil topical solution for some hair loss?
Minoxidil: It is likely safe if there is nothing else wrong with you. Your safest course is to check with your own physician. ...Read more
Hello doctor, I am having mild mvp with mild regurgitation. I also have canker sores in mouth with tooth pain. Does this have any effect on my mvp.
I have MVP with mild regurgitation. Does it is important to take antibiotics before dental procedure.?
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Would probably avoid: Although there are no large clinical trials that definitively look at this, theoretically, it makes better sense that you avoid powerlifting because it can increases left sided heart pressures pretty dramatically. Risk for worsening the mvp depends on the cause and your 1-2 year follow up echo results. Low resistance exercises like jogging is better. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Iam having mild mvp with mild mitral regurgitation. How much will be my life span. Does I will die soon. Thankyou?
I'm 21 years old, I have mild MVP with mild mitral regurgitation. Can I do gym exercise like weight lifting.?
Got Echocardiogram done due to a heart murmur. Echo shows Mild MVP w/ Trace regurgitation, EF 67%, no symptoms. HELP! Is this really bad? PCP says its common in young thin women. Just need yearly echo to follow up. Can I still drink coffee?
Yes and its not bad: The doctor is correct this is common, very common to find MVP and trace regard, What it means is what you heart contracts the mitral valve leafs kind of bend backwards and open a little allowing a small amount of blood to flow backwards. Some patients feel palpitations, or have irregular heart bats that when worked up we find the MVP. You can drink coffee just in moderation ...Read more
ECHO: Normal Left ventricular size + wall thickness and wall motion, Normal biventricular systolic function, Mild MVP w/ trace regurgitation, EF 67%, RV systolic pressure 16mmHg, mild heart murmur. No symptoms. Help! Is this normal?
MVP: Your echocardiogram is not perfectly normal as it shows mild mitral valve prolapse. All other parameters are normal. MVP is very common and very often causes no problems. Nevertheless I recommend periodic follow-up by a cardiologist as the mvp can worsen, cause atrial arrhythmias and atypical chest discomfort. Very often a click can be heard on stethoscope examination of the heart. ...Read more