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the docs tell me my son is going to be born with a heart defect called dorv what do u guys know about this

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
39 years experience Pediatrics
Different Anatomy: A double outlet right ventricle means that both aorta (the blood vessel that carries oxygen rich blood to the body) and the pulmonary artery ( the blo ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Seck
17 years experience Pediatrics
Continued: It looks like dr. Ruiz-healy's full answer was cut off. Mainly it means that without immediate treatment, your son's heart would not work properly. ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
TAPVC: Supracardiac total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (return) is a congenital heart defect where the pulmonary veins do not connect normally to th ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bin Sung
Dr. Bin Sung answered
34 years experience Pediatrics
No: Innocent murmur is a functional benign murmur, i.e., no anatomical defect in the heart.
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Confusing question: If the cardiologist commented on the heart beats at birth and not on a structural heart problem, there is no connection with the murmur that has been ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Surgery: Your child will require surgical correction
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
35 years experience Family Medicine
Patent Foramen Ovale: Prior to birth, there is an opening (foramen or hole) between the two upper chambers of the heart, it is called the foremen ovale. The foreman ovale ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Buckler
19 years experience Cardiology
An : An echocardiogram is a procedure that uses high frequency ultrasound waves to evaluate your heart.Typically it will assess: the size of your heart: t ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
23 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: It depends on what you mean by rapid and if it is sustained - some people run a little fast (100-120) and this can be chronic - certainly if you are h ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Chest pain & pregnan: Any "severe" pain occurring over the chest and lasting a few hours "all morning" should be evaluated. The fact that it is "sharp" does suggest that it ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Ask your doctor: Only he can tell you why he wanted to see you.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Forshing Lui
43 years experience Neurology
Hard to know.: It is hard to know unless you had EKG or blood tests done last June when you had the symptoms. The EKG finding of heart attack now may tell the age of ... Read More
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