- How did I get mitral valve prolapse? Was I born with it?
- Is it life threatening?
- Do I need to make any changes to my lifestyle, such as diet or exercise?
- What are some symptoms that would indicate my condition is getting worse?
- Am I at risk for bacterial endocarditis?
- If so, what kind of medical or dental procedures put me at risk for infection?
- Will I need antibiotics before I have one of these procedures?
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