A leaky heart valve can be dangerous, although it is not always cause for concern; some people with a leaky mitral valve do not even require treatment, notes WebMD. The standard approach to treating a leaky heart valve i... More »

The symptoms of a leaky heart valve can include rapid heartbeat, fatigue, lightheadedness and palpitations, WebMD says. In severe cases, a leaky heart valve can cause fluid retention in the body, especially the legs, and... More »

The prognosis for a leaky heart valve depends on many factors, including which of the four heart valves is leaking, but many patients experience no symptoms or minor symptoms. The seriousness of the condition depends on ... More »

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