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Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

Will mitral valve be ok?

09/07/2001

Question:

i am 26. i have mitral valve prolapse. if i take viagra should i be ok. im just hoping it doesnt make my heart race, and scare the daylights out of me. i have heard viagra can cause heart attacks. im going to take a pill next week when i go out with my girl. im actually in pretty good health, although i smoke.

Answer:

You should be fine. If you have any doubts, then undergo an exercise stress test.

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Response by:

Allen D Seftel, MD Allen D Seftel, MD
Formerly, Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University