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Do you think I can go to gym if I have a mild mitral valve prolapse with trivial mitral regurgitation?

Yes go to gym. Contact your Internist and Cardiologist and ask them if you are medically clear to engage in gym activities. Mild and trivial heart murmurs are common. Unless your doctors specifically told you not to exercise there is no barrier to exercise in my opinion. In fact there are multiple studies suggesting exercise is beneficial. Start by going to the American Heart Association for recommendations! Read more...
Absolutely! The most important thing for you be far, right now, is not to think of yourself as a cardiac cripple, or as disadvantaged in any way. Staying in good cardiovascular shape may even prevent you from having annoying rhythm problems that can attend mitral valve prolapse. By all means, give it your best and enjoy the rewards -- one of the finest gifts you can gift yourself. Read more...

I have diagnosed with mitral valve prolapse with trivial mr. Have ESR 27mm/hr. I had history of rheaumatic fever and is there any problem?

It depends. With history of rheumatic fever, it is ideal to check the nature of the mitral valve. While the mr is trivial, the echo findings can help in the evaluation for surgical intervention, aside from symptoms. The expertise of the cardiologist and cv surgeon is critical in DX and rx . Even with trivial mr, surgery maybe needed especially with atrial fibrillation hx. But, you will need to be seen again. Read more...

I have mild mitral valve prolapse with trivial mitral regurgitation. Everything else normal Can I do kapalbhati pranayama daily for 30 minutes?

Mitral prolapse. Mild mitral prolapse with trivial valvular regurgitation (leaking) is unlikely to cause any future health problems. No specific treatment would be required, and no limitations on exercise or other activities would be prescribed based on this finding. Kapalbhati pranayama and other yoga practices are fine. This cardiac finding would not stop you from training to run a marathon if you wanted. Read more...

I have mild mitral valve prolapse with trivial mitral regurgitation. Can I do kapalbhati pranayama for 30 minutes daily in morning on empty stomach?

It should not be. a problem for your cardiac status but confirming this with your health care professional would be advisable since there may be things he/she knows about your health that you have not revealed here. Read more...

What to do if I have mitral valve prolapse and an abscess tooth and swelling under my left eye am I gonna b ok?

Dr ASAP!! Oh, please see a dentist ASAP--at this point, you may be referred to a hospital to get antibiotics through IV, as the infection from an abscess seems to have spread. The bone between eyes is porous and in the worst case, infection could spread into the brain. Infecting bacteria from the tooth has now entered your facial space as well as going though your entire body via infected blood. Dr ASAP. Read more...

Sharp stabbing pain under left breast for about a hour now went to cardiologist said I might have mitral valve prolapse could this cause this pain?

MVP. MVP has been reported with sharp pain though other causes need to be seriously considered. Such pains usually aren't heart related. You noted a liver biopsy and various meds. Other considerations might be suggested by your history. Read more...
Chest pain left side. sharp stabbing left precordial pain for 1 hour in young male may be due to mitral valve prolapse,cadiomyopathy,hiss, coronary artery sisease,annonlus coronary artery,trauma, anxiety neurosis,depression,mitral regurgitation,papillary muscle rupture/dysfunction Diagnostic tests:ekg,echocardiogram,xray chest,ct chest, echo stress test,thallium stress test,mri,liver biopsy Treatment:xanax,ativan,beta. Read more...