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Help please! is congenital heart disease a disease that is associated with aging?

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Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
No : Congenital means that it is related to a condition present at birth. Congenital heart disease would be present when you are born. It may worsen with age if untreated.
Dr. Lars Erickson
Pediatrics 37 years experience
No.: Just the opposite; congential heart disease encompasses heart malformations that are present at birth.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

Is congenital heart disease a disease associated with aging?

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Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 31 years experience
No: Congenital heart disease is present at birth.
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Can you please tell me about the 5 congenital heart diseases?

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Dr. Alex Golden
Pediatric Cardiology 22 years experience
Many more than 5: There are many more than 5 types of congenital heart disease. Some of the most common are: asd vsd bicuspid aortic valve pda tetralogy of fallot transposition of the great arteries av canal defect truncus arteriosus communis tricuspid atresia pulmonary atresia hypoplastic left heart syndrome total anomalous pulmonary venous connection double outlet ventricles single ventricle and more...

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