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Doctor insights on: What Does A White Spot On Heart In Scan Mean

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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