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Mitral Valve and Tricuspid Valve Regurgitation

Several days ago my internalist suggest I have an Echocardiogram done. I was complaining of chest pains, numbness in my left arm, shortness of breat and lightheadness.  I was a little concerned with the results.  My mitral valve showed mild regurgitation, which I understand from reading several articles on the internet is not uncommon however, along with the mild regurgitation in the mitral valve I also have a moderate regurgitation in the tricuspid valve.  My right ventricular systolic pressure was calculated at 32.8 mmhg. I also showed a trace of pulmonary insufficiency.  I was wondering if anyone has had such symptoms and if so could put my mind at ease that these aren't life threatning and that maybe can be controled with meds.  My internalist wanted me to follow-up with the cardiologist on for a second opinion. Since I am having the chest pains etc..
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