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Will Correction Of Mitral Valve Problem Help An Enlarged Heart
Can an enlarged heart due to htn and/or mitral valve prolapse heal itself & return to normal size? If so, how? I have both mvp & htn.
Not likely.: Once the heart is enlarged from a long standing problem, it will not go back to normal architecture though it may well continue to function normally if the enlargement is not significant. Sometimes, when the enlargement happens rapidly due to an acute issue, the size can go back to normal. ...Read more
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 have mild mitral valve prolapse with mild regurgitation, can I eat eggs daily or it cause any problem to my heart?
Daily eggs: Data doesn't prove one way or the other. The reasonable course is to follow a mediterranean diet and keep egg intake to a couple of times a week. ...Read more
Currently seeing a cordio mitral valve trouble, enlarge heart Neuro for cervical dystonia Pulmonary since partial lung removal. Any relation to last?
High complexity: This is difficult. YOU MUST BE FOLLOWED BY AN EXPERT. ...Read more
Root canals are not: The need for a root canal is the irreversable damaage to the rooth nerve. This results in an abscess. If the abcess is not addressed, the infection can definitely be harmful to the mitral valve. The root canal is one treatment option, replacement with an implant is another, but the infection must be addressed. See a dentist. ...Read more
Whether end systolic with dimension 3.2 CM and end diastolic with dimension 4.9 CM are normal heart condition (mitral valve)?
Dimensions: Those are normal left ventricular dimension measurements. ...Read more
My heart rate is still fast in the 90's after my mitral valve repair is this normal. Will it get slower after some time, only been three weeks.
Yes: You're still in the very early recovery period. Although your heart is repaired, your heart takes time to remodel. Give it 3-6 months. Be sure you're in normal rhythm as atrial fibrillation is very common after mv repair (it would be irregular) and it tends to be faster than normal. ...Read more
What are Chances of C difficile While Taking 1mth of 15mgLansoprazole or 300mgRanitidene? Have a Heart Mitral Valve Repair with Prosthetic Material
None: Proton pump inhibitors do not cause C difficille infections. Antibiotics and exposure to fecal matter of carriers and infected people do. ...Read more
Will cardio excercise cause a weakened heart valve to start leaking? Will excercise cause heart valve leakage if you have a weakened mitral valve.
I had a 2d echo on my heart and my mitral valve doesn't close at all, not even a little bit, just stays open is this normal?
? severity: Mvp is a spectrum. Mild mvp is considered a variant of normal and not a disease. Severe mvp can lead to serious complications. ...Read more
No but check on it: A floppy mitral valve is known as myxomatous or prolapsing. It is usually diagnosed by echocardiogram (an ultrasound of the heart). It is not fatal, but if it is associated with significant leaking of the valve can lead to arrhythmias or even heart failure if not assessed regularly by a cardiologist. ...Read more
Compensation: Asymptomatic mitral valve regurgitation may compensate by having a faster heart rate. The body can compensate two ways. Either a faster heart rate or more blood per beat. If you are active then your body may compensate for the regurgitation by having a resting heart rate above normal. Follow with a cardiologist. Also ask to see a surgeon so that if you need surgery in the future. ...Read more
http://www. Webmd. Com/heart-disease/heart-valve-repair-or-replacement-for-mitral-valve-regurgitation-or-prolapse
I had mitral valve repair surgery 17 days ago. How much walking exercise is too much? Sometimes I get heart pains while walking.
Stop, with pain:
Walking is generally fine but if it hurts stop, if you get tired rest
gradual and steady return to, full activity over 2-3 months is common. ...Read more
Can a person with Mitral Valve Repair be classed as a Patient with a structurally normal heart after healthy cardio Echo result?
Will smoking one cigeratte occasionally, very rarely affect my heart if I have had open heart mitral valve repair surgery about 1 year ago.?
Won't hurt: A rare cigarette won't hurt, but it depends on what you mean by rare, and whether or not you can actually do that. If you can avoid escalating to a regular smoker, fine. Many cannot. Remember the old ads, "just try it for two weeks! " Hope this helps! ...Read more
Do a lot of people have a little amount of heart valve leakage. I just had a mitral valve repair & they said still minimal amount of leakage. Why?
I have a prosthetic heart valve. Titanium, 32 mm, mitral valve. It will be 20 years on January 11th, 2015. Should the length of time be a concern?
Would my successful Mitral Valve Repair be classed as a "Structurally Normal Heart"? A few yrs on? Cardiologist said he was unsure like myself.
Why do I still have a little amount of leakage after mitral valve repair done 2 weeks ago. Is this normal? Does everyone have some heart valve leakage
Heart Surgeons repair Mitral Valve by narrowing diameter that affects exercise Others use a method without altering diameter size what's best option?
Consult a: Console three surgeons places like Mayo clinic Cleveland clinic University medical schools ...Read more
What causes heart valve leakage. If you have minimal amount of leakage after mitral valve repair what will cause the leakage to get worse over time?
Worsening with time, infection, ...Read more
My daughter is 21, thin, a non smoker, has signficantly leakage in mitral valve. Recent te test:strong heart. Had rheumatic fevr is surgery inevitable?
It Depends: Time is a very helpful tool. If its is severe, then she will probably need surgery at some point, but it's impossible to predict when. If it's mild/moderate, the valve could remain stable. So, she should have an echocardiogram (ultrasound of the heart) at least once a year, and it does not have to be a trans-esophageal type. ...Read more
Sometimes when I sleep, my heart starts to race really fast. Have a history of mitral valve regurg. Idk it may be associated with it or something else?
See Cardiologist.: U need to be evaluated by a cardiologist! ...Read more
Chest pain MVP: Inmitral valve prolapse abnormalities in the valve makes it to fall back in to the left atrium as the ventricle contracts. This flopping or prolapsing is sometime perceived as chest pain/heart pain. The pain can be recurring and varies in intensity depending on the size of the prolapse. ...Read more
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