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Mitral valve prolapse, severe acidity with heartburn - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Valvular Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello
User :   my mother is having some problem
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
Doctor :   ok
User :   she has a heartburn acidity...
Doctor :   ok
User :   and it is aggrevated by walking
Doctor :   ok
User :   she had severe acidity about 5 years ago..but it had subsided..
Doctor :   ok
User :   she has tried several antacids..but none are very helpful
Doctor :   is she getting chest pain?
User :   could this problem be related to heart?
Doctor :   anytime ECG or endoscopy was done?
Doctor :   yes it could
User :   yes..ECG was done recently
Doctor :   ok
User :   but it was normal
User :   she has mitral valve prolapse
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what did the cardiologist suggest
User :   cardiologist suggested to go visit a gastroentrologist...
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i am worried that this might be a heart related problem..
Doctor :   yes it could
Doctor :   did the cardiologist do echocardiography as well

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