How do doctors diagnose mitral valve prolapse?

Numerous. Mitral valve prolapse can be diagnosed by physical examination and echocardiography. The physical examination will reveal a midsystolic click and a late systolic murmur. Echocardiography will be able to show prolapse of the mitral valve into the left atrium, a thickened mitral valve, and possibly mitral regurgitation.
Echo or listening. By either performing a thorough physical examination or better, by performing an ultrasound of the heart.

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What kind of doctor is responsible for diagnosing mitral valve prolapse?

Cardiologist . Mvp is a diagnosis made by echocardiography which is read by a cardiologist. Read more...
Depends. This can be suspected by your generalist/PCP by exam but would be confirmed with an echocardiogram. Eventual referral to a cardiologist for confirmation and management would follow. Read more...

Hi doctors! I have a mitral valve prolapse can I still be a living kidney donor? Thank you

Yes, you can be... Yes, you can be one to save others' life; but ask and talk with the program which you intend to. Best wish... Read more...

Hello doctor, I am having mild mitral valve prolapse with mild regurgitaion. In it also shows ef 75%.Is it is normal.

EF normal. An ejection fraction of 75% is very good, actually high normal. Mitral valve prolapse is not normal, but very common and usually harmless. Because it is associated with leakage of the valve, this will need to be followed up with a repeat echo in a year, then every 2-3 years if it remains stable. Read more...
Needs followup. The ejection fraction (ef) is upper end of normal- or a bit above - probably because of the effect of the regurgitation. Read more...