A 42-year-old member asked:
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can a child have congestive heart failure and then have a heart attack?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Usually...: ...It's the other way around (such as with kawasaki disease), but yes, it's possible.
Answered on Apr 27, 2018

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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Please rephrase: Or clarify your question. Quit smoking and continue your medications as ordered

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