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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Many causes: The primary job of the heart and cardiovascular system is to deliver oxygen to the body. A failure to adequately deliver oxygen to the body is one of ... Read More
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Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Weakness of heart.: CHF is primarily caused by an issue in the heart that prevents it from being able to supply your body with the oxygen it needs. This can be caused by ... Read More
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Heart failure: In a healthy heart, during each heartbeat a set amount of blood enters the heart and is pumped out again. In heart failure, your heart cannot cope wit ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
CHF : Partial heart failure is not a term we use. I don't know where you got it.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
38 years experience Cardiology
Fluid overload: Congestive heart failure is a state where the body holds onto salt and water that you eat and drink which fails to come out in the urine. This is typ ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Rubin
47 years experience Cardiology
Heart failure: The inability of the heart to increase the output to keep up with the oxygen needs of the body. As the heart weakens as a pump, the work load of the b ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
31 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Yes, children can develop congestive heart failure. It can be due to congential causes like physiologic abnormalities or abnormalities of metabolism o ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Cardiologists: Cardiologists (heart doctors).
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
38 years experience Cardiology
Physical exam: Fluid accumulates during congestive heart failure. When the right side of the heart fails, fluid accumulates in the legs and abdomen. When the left ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
55 years experience Cardiology
See below: Because the heart is weakened, it cannot pump the blood forward normally. This produces symptoms such as fatigue. Also the pressure rises within the h ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Typically: Shortness of breath, fluid retention (edema) & fatigue.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Heart failure: Not enough blood flow to the body causes deterioration or multiple organs which gradually can't support life. Sometimes a fatal arrhythmia hastens the ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
27 years experience Cardiology
Dysfunctional Heart: Heart failure happens when there is a problem with the heart during contraction (systolic dysfunction) or during relaxation (diastolic dysfunction) or ... Read More
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