Mild leak after mitral valve repair normal? Why is this. Wasnt surgery suppose to eliminate all leakage. Dr says everyone has it

Not unusual. The valve and annulus are adjusted- repaired and may have a small low, volume leak seen on echo, but of no hemodynamic consequence. Regular followup and perhaps some medication will be used.
results. Results after surgery or other medical treatments is usually symptom control, safety, lower risk, durability and unfortunately not perfection, cure, or 100%. However, okay to take friend or family with you to post operative appointment and ask your surgeon questions about these results. Be well.