Can a chest X-ray finds severe mitral regurgitation.?

No. Chest x-rays may show non-specific enlargement of the heart that can occur with a variety of conditions including severe mitral regurgitation;however, the mr is not visible. The more specific and diagnostic studies include color doppler echo-cardiogram and cardiac cath. Mitral regurgitation can produce a distinctive heart murmur.

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Echocardiogram normal except for minimal mitral regurgitation. Ejection Fraction 64. EKG/X-rays normal. Is any treatment or more testing needed?

Sounds pretty normal. but not knowing what your symptoms are (if any) and why the tests were ordered in the first place makes it impossible to advise about additional testing being necessary. Consider a consultation so that all of the clinical information can be assessed or discuss this with your health care provider. Read more...

I was diagnosed with mitral regurgitation and enlarged left atrium, now lately I've been getting a lot of chest pain sometimes everyday. What could it be?

Not MR. Mitral regurgitation causes enlargement of the left atrium but does not cause chest pain. (ever). Chest pain has many causes including: artery blockage, pneumonia, pleurisy, arthritis, muscle soreness, acid reflux, gall stones, stomach ulcers - to name a few. You need a work up. Read more...
Get it checked out. Mitral regurgitation is when the mitral valve leaks blood back into the left atrium. This can definitely cause the left atrium to enlarge. However, this typically doesn't cause pain per se. Shortness of breath, funny heart rhythms, fatigue are all possible symptoms. Some, however, describe things differently. I recommend you get this checked into. Chest pain can also be something serious. Read more...