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Interpret echo results

Hi, I'm a 29 year old male.  I recently had severe anemia with a blood transfusion likely due to nsaid stomach bleeding.  I also have anxiety, but no other conditions that I'm aware of.  

My doctor did an EKG last week which she said was abnormal, so I got an echocardiogram.  The findings were as follows:

normal left ventricular systolic function; ejection fraction 66%; mitral valve prolapse, trivial mitral valve insufficiency; physiologic tricuspid insufficiency; physiologic pulmonic insufficiency; pulmonary artery systolic pressure 29 mmHg.

Can someone explain these echo findings to me? I am particularly interested in how serious the valve issues are and what to expect next.
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Based on this report, your echocardiogram has no concerning features at this time. Trivial valve insufficiency is normal. The mitral valve prolapse is causing minimal leakage now. This may stay this way, or progress. The American Society of Echocardiography does not recommend routine follow-up echocardiograms unless you develop symptoms (shortness of breath, exercise intolerance, atrial fibrillation, etc.).
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