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Signs & Symptoms Heart & Vascular

Mitral Valve Prolapse
Signs and Symptoms

A mild mitral valve prolapse often doesn't cause any symptoms. Symptoms of a significant prolapse may include:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Bursts of rapid heartbeat (palpitations)
  • Chest discomfort
  • Fatigue

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