Can mild mitral valve regurgitation improve on its own or with any medication?

Not likely. Without knowing the etiology of the mitral regurgitation it is difficult to accurately answer your question however in general mitral regurgitation does not improve over time. It is either stable without change or gets worse. There are medications that will decrease the amount of regurgitation but not cure it. Follow routinely with your health care provider and I am certain you will be OK.

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Mild mitral valve regurgitation: no need to worry? Or anything to do or take, look out for, or not do?

Need follow-up. You do not need to worry at this time, however you should not forget that you have mild mitral regurgitation. Many people have mild mitral regurgitation and never require any treatments. In some cases, it can progress to moderate or severe. The best thing is for you to keep your heart healthy by exercising 30 minutes a day 4 or 5 times a week. If your body is healthy, your heart is likely to be. Read more...

How do you treat pulmonary hypertension and "mild mitral valve regurgitation? " what causes it?

Treatment. Now this is tough one! pulmonary hypertension due to several reasons--- one if them is mitral regurg. Nowmitral regurg could be due to congenital or infectious reasons. Surgical treatment of mitral regurg ( valve replacement) can treat pulm. Hypertension. But if there are chronic changes in lungs due to pulmonary hypertension then surgery might not help latter. Meds are there to treat but no cure! Read more...
PH Treatment . Treatment of pulmonary hypertension (ph) depends on the cause. Group 1 pulmonary arterial hypertension (pah) is treated with medication designed to widen the pulmonary arteries thereby lowering resistance to blood flow and reducing the need for the right ventricle to generate high pressures i.e. Ph. Mitral valve disease may be treated entirely differently depending on the severity. Read more...

My echo results- trivial mitral valve regurgitation, mild (1+-2+) pulmonic valve regurgitation, trivial (-1+) tricuspid valve regurgitation- normal?

Missing Data. Some important data are missing before i can say normal.What is pa pressure. What about lv function etc. If they r normal then only i can comment on it sorry! Read more...

I have mitral valve regurgitation with tricuspid regurgitation with mild pulmonary hypertension and dystolic disfunction. Should I be worried?

Maybe -- it depends. Valve regurgitation becomes a serious problem when it is severe, and at that point it might require surgery. If the valve regurgitation is only mild or moderate, it can be followed by your physician. It sounds as though with your conditions, maintaining excellent blood pressure control will be very important. Read more...
Mitral Regurgitation. The answer to your question depends on a lot of different factors, most importantly your symptoms and the severity of the mitral regurgitation and cardiac dysfunction. You are best served to have your situation reviewed by a cardiology specialist. Read more...

I had a heart ultra sound and it says that I have tricuspid valve regurgitation (mild) and mitral valve regurgitation (mild) but all else is norm. Is this ok. Can this kill me?

No. Mild tricuspid and mitral valve regurgitation are benign conditions unless it get infected.Then we call it as valve endocarditis.It can be deadly unless treated. Read more...
Probably not. Mild regurgitation of valves is usually not a problem. You will need to be followed routinely by your doctor. Sometimes these leaks can worsen over time. In that case you may need surgery at some point. It will also be important to take antibiotics before any procedure including dental. Read more...

I have mild MVP with trivial mitral valve regurgitation. Do I need to tell my dentist about it. I will be having a surgical tooth extraction shortly?

Prophylactic antibio. It is very important to tell your dentist about MVP and the dentist should review the medical history with the patient before estraction. Read more...
Contact MD. Speak to your cardiologist or primary care MD prior to seeing the dentist. It is up to the MD if you need to be premedicated for any or all dental procedures. Read more...

What is mitral valve regurgitation?

Backflow. The mitral valve is the between the left atrium and the left ventricle. As the left ventricle fills with blood, the blood in the left ventricle starts pushing on the mitral valve like the leaflets floating and when the ventricle squeezes, the mitral leaflets don't appose enough and allow some blood to flow back to the atrium instead of forward to the aorta. Read more...
Leaky. Your heart valves are supposed to be one way doors. Blood is supposed to be pushed out in one direction with the valve (door) closing behind. If the door doesn't close completely and or some blood leaks backward it is called regurgitation. A little bit is not a problem, a large amount can make the heart need to work too hard. Read more...