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Is mitral valve prolapse a contagious condition?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
7 doctors agree

In brief: No

No, the tendency for it is present at birth, so it may have a genetic or womb cause.
There is even a correlation with certain finger print patterns. Finger prints form in the fetus before birth. There is nothing contagious about it.

In brief: No

No, the tendency for it is present at birth, so it may have a genetic or womb cause.
There is even a correlation with certain finger print patterns. Finger prints form in the fetus before birth. There is nothing contagious about it.
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Dr. Liviu Klein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Contagious means spreadable - only infections diseases are spreadable.
Some mitral valve prolapse are inherited and could be genetically transmitted to offsprings (myxomatous degeneration of mitral valve).

In brief: No

Contagious means spreadable - only infections diseases are spreadable.
Some mitral valve prolapse are inherited and could be genetically transmitted to offsprings (myxomatous degeneration of mitral valve).
Dr. Liviu Klein
Dr. Liviu Klein
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