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Signs of Mitral-valve prolapse

Symptoms of Mitral-valve prolapse

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Mitral-valve prolapse may include:

Note that Mitral-valve prolapse symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Mitral-valve prolapse signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Mitral-valve prolapse:

Facts About Mitral-Valve Prolapse: NHLBI (Excerpt)

When the valve leaflets flap, a clicking sound may be heard. Sometimes the prolapsing of the mitral valve allows a slight flow of blood back into the left atrium. This is called "mitral regurgitation," and may cause a sound called a murmur. Some people with MVP have both a click and a murmur and some have only a click. Many have no unusual heart sounds at all; those who do may have clicks and murmurs that come and go. (Source: excerpt from Facts About Mitral-Valve Prolapse: NHLBI)

Facts About Mitral-Valve Prolapse: NHLBI (Excerpt)

The vast majority of people with MVP have no discomfort at all. Most are surprised to learn that their heart is functioning in any way abnormally. Some individuals report mild and common symptoms such as shortness of breath, dizziness, and either "skipping" or "racing" of the heart. More rarely, chest pain is reported. However, these are symptoms that may or may not be related to the MVP. (Source: excerpt from Facts About Mitral-Valve Prolapse: NHLBI)

More Symptoms of Mitral-valve prolapse:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Mitral-valve prolapse article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Mitral-valve prolapse?

The phrase "signs of Mitral-valve prolapse" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Mitral-valve prolapse that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Mitral-valve prolapse" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Mitral-valve prolapse.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Mitral-valve prolapse. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Mitral-valve prolapse has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Mitral-valve prolapse signs or Mitral-valve prolapse symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Mitral-valve prolapse may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Mitral-valve prolapse symptoms.


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