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If I smoked weed during the pregnancy, does this mean there is a higher chance of my child having an asd?

If I smoked weed during the pregnancy, does this mean there is a higher chance of my child having an asd?

Not Necessarily: Marijuana intake during pregnancy has been associated with some behavioral and other issues, but not specifically with an ASD as far as i understand. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of asd?

What are the symptoms of asd?

Most patients: Have no symptoms at all. The therapy is indicated to prevent late symptoms in adulthood like rhythm problems, exercise intolerance and rarely right heart failure and pulmonary hypertension. ...Read more

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What exactly is asd behavior?

What exactly is asd behavior?

ASD-what do U mean: Autism spectrum disorder, atrial septal defect, ? Please be more specific & use less initials when u ask questions. ...Read more

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What is the procedure to close an asd?

What is the procedure to close an asd?

There are two : Traditionally an ASD is closed with a surgical procedure. The hole can be sutured primarily or may require a patch to be sewn over the hole. Current surgical advances include the use of a mini sternotomy resulting in a smaller scar on the chest. Many asds can be closed with a device delivered from the leg through the large veins of the body. The device has a very success rate and leaves no scar. ...Read more

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How can you close a hole in the heart asd?

How can you close a hole in the heart asd?

ASD: When closure is necessary we have surgical procedures and for some people transcatheter atrial septal closure possible.. ...Read more

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What is the difference between ASD and PTSD?

What is the difference between ASD and PTSD?

ASD & PTSD: Acute stress disorder symptoms can be similar to PTSD symptoms, except that ASD symptoms last for a minimum of 2 days & up to 4 weeks, while PTSD lasts much longer (more than a month). ...Read more

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What does the EKG of a person with ASD look like?

What does the EKG of a person with ASD look like?

ASD ecg: read this: http://www.learntheheart.com/ecg-review/ecg-topic-reviews-and-criteria/atrial-septal-defect-review/

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How long will I take aspirin after asd closure by amplatzar?

How long will I take aspirin after asd closure by amplatzar?

Several months: The amplatzer device will eventually be covered by the inside lining of the heart but this process will take a couple months to occur. Until that time, taking Aspirin will be benficial becuase it should avoid clots to form on the device. ...Read more

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What will happen if I don’t' close the asd in my child's heart?

Shorter life span: Large and long-standing atrial septal defects can damage your heart and lungs. An adult who has had an atrial septal defect for decades may have a shortened life span from heart failure or high blood pressure in the lungs. ...Read more

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