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Mitral Regurgitation Symptoms & Diagnosis


These symptoms may be caused by mitral regurgitation or other serious health conditions. If you experience any one of them, see your physician.

  • Chronic, progressive fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Worsening shortness of breath when you lie down


Your doctor will ask about your symptoms and medical history and perform a physical exam. Leaking heart valves usually make sounds that can be heard through a stethoscope. You will likely be referred to a cardiologist.

Tests may include the following:

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