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Trace Pulmonic/Mitral/Tricuspid regurgitation
Recently I had an echo done. It showed I have trace pulmonic/mitral/tricuspid regurgitation. Should I be concerned about having trace regurgitation in all three areas? And could dehydration have an effect on this being seen on the echo? I was tired, not feeling, heart rate slightly elevated, dehydrated? If I was not experiecing those symptoms would this had been seen on the echo?
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Trace, mild, etc. related to heart valves almost always is considered medically insignificant and does not progress nor cause any symtoms.  

Dehydration would cause a faster than normal heart rate.  It would show and provide a false positive with an EKG.  An echo doesn't integrate a fast heart rate unless it is very fast inhibiting the filling of blood in left ventricle ventricle and wouldn't show a problem with mild leakage of valves.

Thanks for the question, and hope this helps.  Take care.
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