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What are the symptoms of mitral valve regurgitation?

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Some people with mitral valve regurgitation may not feel any symptoms. Others may have chest pain, shortness of breath, an irregular heartbeat, or dizziness, among other things. Some cases are mild and just need to be watched. Others are more severe and may need medications or surgery. You need to make sure your doctor knows your symptoms so you know what you need to do.

SOURCES:

American Heart Association. “Problem: Mitral Valve Regurgitation,” “What Is Echocardiography?”

Johns Hopkins Medicine. “Heart Valve Diseases.”

Columbia University Medical Center: “Mitral regurgitation.”

Mayo Clinic. “Mitral Valve Regurgitation (Symptoms and Causes),” “(Diagnosis).”

Harvard Health Publications: “Skipping a beat -- the surprise of heart palpitations.”

MyHeart.Net: Mitral Regurgitation.

NIH. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. “How Is Mitral Valve Prolapse Diagnosed?”

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 02, 2018

SOURCES:

American Heart Association. “Problem: Mitral Valve Regurgitation,” “What Is Echocardiography?”

Johns Hopkins Medicine. “Heart Valve Diseases.”

Columbia University Medical Center: “Mitral regurgitation.”

Mayo Clinic. “Mitral Valve Regurgitation (Symptoms and Causes),” “(Diagnosis).”

Harvard Health Publications: “Skipping a beat -- the surprise of heart palpitations.”

MyHeart.Net: Mitral Regurgitation.

NIH. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. “How Is Mitral Valve Prolapse Diagnosed?”

Reviewed by James Beckerman on August 02, 2018

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