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Is an enlarged heart bad?

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Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 31 years experience
Possibly: Depending on the cause and severity. See your doctor or cardiologist for further evaluation.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

How bad is angina and enlarged heart?

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Dr. William Galli
Pulmonary Critical Care 27 years experience
Depends om severity: Not sure on severity but both are not good. Angina may be stable or unstable. Enlarged heart can be due to many things but ischemic or poor circulation most common in usa. Medications may help relieve symptoms on both. Need to determine severity and see cardiologist.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Is it bad for fetus to have an enlarged heart?

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Dr. Cynthia Thaik
Cardiology 31 years experience
Need evaluation: Enlarged heart detected requires further evaluation. Majority causes of fetal cardiomegaly are cardiac and anemic in origin. It carried high-perinatal mortality depending on the causes. Cardiac structure development is complex and critical. If an enlarged heart is detected, fetal cardiac ultrasound and laboratory testing indicated to determine cause.

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