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22 year old female..Had mitral valve repair done been two months since had surgery..Feeling shortness of breath sitting down.Is this normal?

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In brief: Abnormal

But not uncommon.
See your surgeon. May want chest x-ray and echo to be sure of function and fluid status.

In brief: Abnormal

But not uncommon.
See your surgeon. May want chest x-ray and echo to be sure of function and fluid status.
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Dr. Atique Mirza
Please see your cardiologist as you need an echocardiogram and chest X-rays to rule pleural effusion or any structural cardiac issue related to your mitral valve.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: SOB

Generally you shouldn't be short of breath but your dr. Knows far about your specific status and you should have this shortness of breath discussion with your dr.

In brief: SOB

Generally you shouldn't be short of breath but your dr. Knows far about your specific status and you should have this shortness of breath discussion with your dr.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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