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Do foramen ovale and ductus arteriosis close after birth?
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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
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In brief: Yes
They typically close immediately after birth.
If not, your doctor may have to give the child medicine to close it, or surgery, depending on the problem and whether it works or now.

In brief: Yes
They typically close immediately after birth.
If not, your doctor may have to give the child medicine to close it, or surgery, depending on the problem and whether it works or now.
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