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What does it mean to have a leaky heart valve that causes palpitations?

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Dr. John Wylie
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not causative

Leaky heart valves do not cause palpitations.
However, patients with mitral valve prolapse have a higher incidence of palpitations and arrhythmias (eg premature beats) for unknown reasons.

In brief: Not causative

Leaky heart valves do not cause palpitations.
However, patients with mitral valve prolapse have a higher incidence of palpitations and arrhythmias (eg premature beats) for unknown reasons.
Dr. John Wylie
Dr. John Wylie
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: These are actually

Separate issues..
.One electrical and the other structural. Mitral valve prolapse is frequently cited as contributing to both. Echocardiogram and ECG could further characterize nature and severity of both.

In brief: These are actually

Separate issues..
.One electrical and the other structural. Mitral valve prolapse is frequently cited as contributing to both. Echocardiogram and ECG could further characterize nature and severity of both.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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