What affects could using cocaine have if I have mitral valve prolapse?

As above. Cocaine use can increase u pulse rate , which mean put more work on u heart , this is not good specially for some one with u condition.
Can be bad. Mitral valve prolapse (mvp) is disorder of the mitral valve that cause the leaflets to close abnormally. This leads to abnormal stresses in the structure of the valve. Cocaine causes the heart to beat much harder/faster which can cause parts of the valve (cords) to tear. This causes a sudden leak in the valve which may result in sudden heart failure. More common though are sudden heart attacks.

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Can cocaine kill you if you have mitral valve prolapse?

Cocaine & MVP. Cocaine can kill you whether you have mitral valve prolapse or not. There are numerous. Studies showing the effect of Cocaine in the brain and heart causing spasm of the arteries which can cause a heart attack or stroke. Cocaine can also cause rhythm problems in the heart. Read more...

How will cocaine affect someone with mitral valve prolapse?

Badly. To be avoided along with other illegal drugs, particularly intravenous where valve infection can be caused and be terminal, and be associated with other sepsis and brain abscesses etc. Read more...

How to tell if I have mitral valve prolapse?

Mitral prolapse . One can often diagnose prolapse by physical exam. Echocardiography usually diagnoses it relaibly and gives more information along with it. Read more...

How to know if I have mitral valve prolapse?

Exam and echo. A mid systolic click and systolic ejection murmur in the mitral position can often be heard on cardiac examination. Confirmation of mitral valve prolapse is with a transthoracic echocardiogram (cardiac ultrasound) Read more...

How do I know if I have mitral valve prolapse?

Your doctor can tell. Your doctor can tell by hearing a mid systolic click and late systolic murmur with his stethoscope and then an echocardiogram can confirm the diagnosis. Read more...
Someone tells you. Very rarely do people know they have this on their own. It can occasionally be associated with racing or skipped heart beats, but that's nonspecific. A doctor may order an ultrasound of your heart to show this clearly. Listening with a stethoscope can provide clues, but few doctors can tell prolapse clearly from other diagnoses based on that alone. Read more...

Hi. I would like to ask what food should avoid if I have mitral valve prolapse? Thank you so much

Salt. If you have severe prolapse then anything that increases blood pressure would be something to avoid and that means salty foods and avoidance of adding salt to the diet. If there is less than severe prolapse then diet does not usually influence it. Read more...

Can I take pepcid (famotidine) if I have Mitral Valve Prolapse?

Not on omeperazole. It is not recommended to take pepcid while on omeperazole as there is duplication of therapy or effect. They both decrease production of gastric acid although through different mechanisms. However, having mitral valve prolapse does not pose any specific reason why one could not take pepcid or any other h2 blocker such as zantac, (ranitidine) pepcid etc. . Read more...