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If my daughter has a pfo, is it likely that she has other problems in the heart?

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Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
Pediatrics - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Likely Not But

Probably not as I am assuming she was diagnosed with a pfo on an echocardiogram.
Pfos are extremely common and not necessarily related to other heart disease. But please confirm this with your child's doctor.

In brief: Likely Not But

Probably not as I am assuming she was diagnosed with a pfo on an echocardiogram.
Pfos are extremely common and not necessarily related to other heart disease. But please confirm this with your child's doctor.
Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Maybe

This often occurs in isolation.

In brief: Maybe

This often occurs in isolation.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. William Scott
Pediatrics - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

A PFO is very common is not associated with any other heart defects in most people.

In brief: No

A PFO is very common is not associated with any other heart defects in most people.
Dr. William Scott
Dr. William Scott
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