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My mind is racing. What does it mean if a boy has congenital heart defects?

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Dr. John Stork
Anesthesiology
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In brief: Depends

Congenital heart disease covers a wide range from life-threatening to benign.
Start with your pediatrician, who can refer you to a pediatric cardiologist, who can make the right diagnosis, and advise you about prognosis and treatment.

In brief: Depends

Congenital heart disease covers a wide range from life-threatening to benign.
Start with your pediatrician, who can refer you to a pediatric cardiologist, who can make the right diagnosis, and advise you about prognosis and treatment.
Dr. John Stork
Dr. John Stork
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In brief: Depends...

...On what the disease is.
Some are devastating, some are surgically correctable, and some get better without treatment and have no effect on longevity or health.

In brief: Depends...

...On what the disease is.
Some are devastating, some are surgically correctable, and some get better without treatment and have no effect on longevity or health.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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