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A 35-year-old female asked:

Blocked hair folicule on leg removed with local ansthetic early pregnancy, could it have caused my baby's hypoplastic aorta coarctation?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Yonatan Mahller
Obstetrics & Gynecology 14 years experience
Unlikely: Congenital heart defects are often times genetic. It is unlikely that a local anesthetic caused the malformation.
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