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What does a spot on your heart mean?

What does a spot on your heart mean?

Meaningless: Not a medical term. If someone told you that you have a spot on your heart, ask for clarification with medical terminology. We'd be glad to help decipher that if you need further assistance. ...Read more

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What can it mean to have a spot on your heart?

What can it mean to have a spot on your heart?

Heart spot: It usually means someone who told you about a spot on your heart isn't a medical person. We don't use that terminology so can't tell you what they meant. ...Read more

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What can it mean to have a white spot on your heart?

What can it mean to have a white spot on your heart?

Spot: Ask whoever gave you this info, this isn't a medical term we use. Presumably someone non medical said this to you. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a white spot on your heart?

What does it mean to have a white spot on your heart?

Spot: Not sure what you are talking about. We don't have white spots on the heart as part of our cardiac lexicon ...Read more

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What does it mean when baby has spot on his heart n all test came back normal?

What does it mean when baby has spot on his heart n all test came back normal?

More info needed.: Why was an investigation done on the heart? What testing saw an abnormality. What is meant by spot? Testing neonates for heart issues only occurs after something is found, so there is more to this question than meets the eye. Most newborn heart issues are based upon abnormal anatomy (congenital heart disease). If the anatomy is normal, that is helpful. Talk with your doctor! ...Read more

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NT scan shows 3.3 mm thickness, normal blood tests. 1 white spot at baby's heart. Nasal bone present. Everything else is fine. Does my baby had DS?

NT scan shows 3.3 mm thickness, normal blood tests. 1 white spot at baby's heart. Nasal bone present. Everything else is fine. Does my baby had DS?

Can't say...: Those tests are not diagnostic of anything. An increased thickness has been associated with Downs Syndrome, so the risk is thought to be increased BUT IT DOES NOT IN ANY WAY SAY YOUR BABY HAS DOWNS. The echogenic cardiac focus is also very nonspecific and usually means nothing at all. Follow with your doc for the revised "odds". If you want certainty consider amnio (only after understanding risks) ...Read more

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A doctor told me I had dark spots on my heart he didn't explain anything what does this mean?

A doctor told me I had dark spots on my heart he didn't explain anything what does this mean?

Whoa: This isn't a standard term. Find another doctor who'll tell you what it means. I see you have had a cardiac cath. Get the actual report and talk about it with your primary care physician. ...Read more

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Echo stress test for slow heart rate exercising Have had shotness of breathe and chest tightness. Found spots on heart during test. What does this mean.

Unfortunately: "Spots on heart" during echo stress test is not a sufficient description to be able to provide you with an answer. It sounds like you are being evaluated by a health care professional. You should address your concerns and questions to that individual. ...Read more

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What can I do if my baby has a spot on it's heart?

What can I do if my baby has a spot on it's heart?

Need more detail: Sorry to hear that. I imagine you must be very concerned!
do you mean a spot or a hole in his heart. It depends on what effect it has on the heart's function. ...Read more

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I feel a little needle feeling pain in my heart area and at my back portion same spot. What is it?

I feel a little needle feeling pain in my heart area and at my back portion same spot. What is it?

Pleurisy: Inflammation of the sac around the lung or the heart can produce this kind of pain. It is usually worse with deep breaths. If persistent please see your doctor ...Read more

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I have a darker spot above my clit that's in a shape of a heart which I think is really weird. Is this normal?

I have a darker spot above my clit that's in a shape of a heart which I think is really weird. Is this normal?

This is a sensitive: Discussion (i am not trying to be humorous). Please be a bit more proper in your language. Altho unlikely, this might be important: see your gyn for an exam. ...Read more

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I feel some pain in my chest every now and then. The pain is always at the same spot which is on the left around the heart region.

I feel some pain in my chest every now and then. The pain is always at the same spot which is on the left around the heart region.

Chest pain: Especially, left sided pain, however brief, should be evaluated with an examination, EKG and blood testing. Please close your computer and call for an appointment. ...Read more

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Sequential test risk was 1/5000 and age 1/972 for DS, but sono found a white spot on baby heart. Did Harmony test, how likely will test be negative?

Sequential test risk was 1/5000 and age 1/972 for DS, but sono found a white spot on baby heart. Did Harmony test, how likely will test be negative?

Highly likely: Its highly likely everything is ok. Seeing a white spot in the heart is common, and although can be associated with a genetic abnormality, is usually found to be incidental in a normal baby. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned for my daughters ultrasound results? A bright spot was found on the heart ventricle?

Should I be concerned for my daughters ultrasound results? A bright spot was found on the heart ventricle?

Not usually: Sometimes the "bright spot" is an incidental finding - in fact, often it is non-specific, meaning not clinically significant. Discuss with your cardiologist to review how to best follow-up/monitor. ...Read more

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What happens if a PVC falls in a different spot in the heart beat?

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By definition: By definition, a PVC is a premature beat that occurs out of sync with the rest of the heart. What happens is usually a short pause as the next beat is not conducted, and then it fires appropriately again. ...Read more

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