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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elaine Peterson
9 years experience in Pediatrics
Born with it: Congenital heart disease is a general term given to people who are born with a heart problem(s). Around 25% of the people with congenital heart disea ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wlodzimierz Wisniewski
29 years experience in Neonatology
Yes: Yes. There are several heart defects that you may die from if you are affected. Usually that happens early in life. Many of the defects can be correc ... Read More
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience in Cardiology
Multiple: Congenital heart defects are a collection of issues that could be devastating early or of almost no consequence even in the long. As there are a vari ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Ultrasound, EKG: An echo and ultrasound will pick up nearly all. Further testing may be indicated in specific cases.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barton Cook
30 years experience in Pediatric Cardiology
Born with it: It is a heart defect you are born with. It may be simple, moderate, or very serious. They include "holes in the heart", valve problems, malformed or a ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wlodzimierz Wisniewski
29 years experience in Neonatology
It depends on defect: It depends on what kind of defect it is. Some defects have no symptoms, some have mild symptoms such as faster breathing, difficulty eating, increased ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Variable: This varies quite a bit with the chd under consideration. If you have a specific one in mind, please submit a new question with that in mind.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
37 years experience in Pediatric Cardiology
Present at birth: Congenital heart disease and the term congenital heart defect are used interchangeably. Congenital heart defects are structural abnormalities of the ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience in Cardiology
No: Congenital heart disease is present at birth.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
No Prevention: Congenital heart disease is a defect that occurs in the fetus during pregnancy. There is a percentage of these defects caused by drugs, alcohol or cer ... Read More

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