Can mild mitral regurgitation progress over time?

Yes. Yes, with aging, it can progress but not necessarily. Onset of coronary artery disease, degenerative annular calcification, infection and hypertension can make it worse.

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Recently was diagnosed with trivial mitral regurgitation? Does this get worse with time?

Possibly . Your hypertension could cause this to progress. You should have an echocardiogram once or twice yearly, and seek more intensive monitoring if you get chest pains, shortness of breath or episodes of lightheadedness. . Read more...

Can I work as a seaman if I have a mild mitral regurgitation?

Yes. Yes if it is mild, it should not prevent you from doing this. Read more...
Yes. There should be no specific work restrictions on you if mild mitral regurgitation is your only heart problem. You do not require any specific dental prophylaxis nor any other special precautions. Read more...

Can I keep running 5k if I have mild mitral regurgitation?

You can if no sympto. It depends on the severity and degree of mitral regurgitation.If you have been running since you were diagnosed and never felt short of breath and had to stop, than you can continue to run as long as you have been cleared to run by your cardiologist in your case with mild regurgitation there is seems to be no risk as long as it was diagnosed as mild by your cardilologist if in doubt get it checked. Read more...

Is trivial to mild mitral regurgitation usually audible to a cardio with a stethoscope? Is this something that normally progresses?

Mitral regurgitation. Audible sound depends on amount of turbulence caused by a lesion. Generally trivial MR causes little or no murmur, mild MR might cause some. The minimal MR lesions usually don't progress unless endocarditis occurs but progression is not impossible. Read more...
Depends. Depends on the severity and how well trained the air is. Progression depends on the etiology. A lot of people have mild regurigitation that's physiologic. However if it is due to mitral valve prolapse that could progress. . Read more...

If you have aortic sclerosis mild mitral regurgitation and mild cardiomegaly should you see a cadiologist?

Absolutely. You should have your condition monitored regularly by a cardiologist. Read more...
See a Cardiologist. The best way to assess the heart valves and size is with an echocardiogram - an ultrasound of the heart. If the heart valves do not open well and are stiff (sclerotic or stenotic) or are leaking (regurgitation) and the heart is enlarged (cardiomegaly) this could be a problem which requires medications and further testing. Read more...