Shortness of breath. If the aortic valve prolapses, it will leak and produce the same sympoms as other types of aortic insufficiency. So the primary symptom would be shortness of breath. The amount of leakage would determine if there are symptoms and how severe they are. Other symptoms might be palpitations, fatigue, or chest pain.
My son has mitral valve prolapse and mild aortic valve stenosis. He has been drinking a lot lately, even very large amounts. He is 22, I am worried.
Worry about. the drinking, his heart will be ok for many years. Read more...