Patients affected by Mitral Valve Stenosis typically develop symptoms (Symptomatic). These typically develop during exertion or conditions which stress the body. Sometimes symptoms will go un-noticed by patients justifying them as part of getting older or some other disease.
Some of the symptoms can be confused for pneumonia or a upper respiratory illness. Mitral Valve Stenosis can produced any of the following symptoms alone or in combination:
Watch this short video from the American Heart Association comparing a normal Mitral Valve to a stenotic one.