Mitral Valve Prolapse (cont.)
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Mitral Valve Prolapse Treatment
Mitral valve prolapse usually requires no specific treatment, except reassurance, since most people do not have serious underlying heart disease. Rather, care focuses on minor changes a person can make that may prevent symptoms.
If a woman is pregnant, she should tell her obstetrician or midwife that she has mitral valve prolapse.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/1/2015
Vibhuti N Singh, MD, MPH, FACC, FSCAI
Alan D Forker, MD
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
Michael E Zevitz, MD
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