please i am very confused and scared , am 29 year old male , and i went to the doctor because i drank a full cap off coffee and i felt sick and dizzy, any way he checked me and did the echo for my heart , and every thing in my heart was normal but he said that i have mild MVP, AND HE SAYS THIS IS NOT BIG DEAL AND YOU DONT NEED any medicne , but am very scared pls tell me if am in risk?
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. I sincerely hope that helps. MVP or mitral valve prolapse is a benign condition and is not to be worried about.
This is quite common in the general population. Majority of the people remain asymptomatic throughout their lives even after having this condition.
A large number of people actually never come to know throughout their lives that they are suffering from this condition. Only in a small number of people thereâs actually a significant murmur associated with this condition.
Getting an echo done once every 2-3 years is sufficient to assess the significance of the MVP. Pl do consult a cardiologist for the same. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.
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