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What is the difference between congenital and congestive heart failure?
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine
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In brief: Present at birth
Congenital heart problems are anatomic problems with the heart that are there from birth.
Congestive heart failure is a condition where the heart is overloaded with fluids and is unable to efficiently pump. Some people have excessive swelling in their legs and fluid in their lungs, leading to shortness of breath.

In brief: Present at birth
Congenital heart problems are anatomic problems with the heart that are there from birth.
Congestive heart failure is a condition where the heart is overloaded with fluids and is unable to efficiently pump. Some people have excessive swelling in their legs and fluid in their lungs, leading to shortness of breath.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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Dr. Mohammed Numan
Pediatrics - Cardiology
In brief: Different terms
Congistive heart failure is a disease condition results from several causes some of these causes are cogenital heart diseases.
Others like infection of the heart, ischemia to the heart (heart attacks) or abnormal rhythm of the heart.

In brief: Different terms
Congistive heart failure is a disease condition results from several causes some of these causes are cogenital heart diseases.
Others like infection of the heart, ischemia to the heart (heart attacks) or abnormal rhythm of the heart.
Dr. Mohammed Numan
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