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Pediatric Heart Forum

Questions in this forum are answered by pediatric cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons and anesthesiologists from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. This forum is for questions and support about pediatric heart problems, symptoms and topics such as heart murmurs, palpitations, fainting, chest pain, congenital heart defects (including management and intervention), fetal cardiology, adult congenital cardiology, arrhythmias and pre-participation athletic screening.

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Hi Doc, My daughter was diagnosed with 3mm of VSD in her 3.5month and ther reports were: situs : Solitius/levo cardia a-v relation : normal v-a relation : normal pul v connection: normal pericardium : normal aorta & Arch : norma...
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My 6 month old baby girl have VSD of 2.5mm kindly suggest e what is the treatment. regards Dayamay
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Dear experts, I am a cardiologist from Berlin, Germany. I have a female patient with mysterious symptoms. She became seriously ill at age 16 and complaints of heart problems. The female patient with childhood lagging behind in physica...
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Hi there My daughter is 4 months old. She was diagnosed with a 3.5mm muscular VSD at 3 months. We were told that as the defect is small it's unlikely to cause her any problems. However I can't stop myself feeling very worried about it. ...
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My 16 year old son has plays soccer. He started having chest pains while running at practice and games. We took him to our family Dr. and no problems could be found. We next went to a pediatric cardiologist who did an EKG and a cardiogra...
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I'm worried. My baby is 9 mo old and was born with a moderate vsd and asd/pfo. My baby has been seeing cardiologist since 2 weeks old and was found in chf at 3 mo old and ftt admitted for ngt started on Lasix had already been on dig. My...
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I have a 3 month old son who has a lot of complications. The doctors don't know what happened to him at all, they said whatever it is, there's no test for it. Other than that, he has a heart aneurysm. Can someone please explain all you k...
Doodas_mum | Last answer
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Dear Doctor Borris: My 14 year old daughter was recently diagnosed after 9 months of a number of tests!!! She was placed on beta blockers (betaloc zoc) on September 9th 2013, the dosage was 25mg divided in 2 takes a day: 8am / pm. We inc...
IrinaBiffi | Last answer
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My 13 year old son's blood pressure has always been low for him at 90/60 and pulse of 70. He was always in great shape playing soccer and golf. He recently stopped playing soccer this past jan. He has been on Vyvanse for 4 yrs now fo...
Golfmom0322 | Last answer
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My son had a holter and it showed 48 PVC's and 3 PAC's. He is 18 and very worried about all these strange sensations he gets. I get PVC's and PAC's as well and would like to know if it is a hereditary thing or is he just too sensitive ...
scaredcanadian1961 | Last answer
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My son is 14 years old and has never had any medical problems. At basketball practice, before it started, he felt like his heart stopped and started very fast and felt tired and light headed. He went on to practice with no problems and...
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Hello, I'm a 17 year old male. I had my exams last week, during which I drank a lot of coffee, about 3 or 4 espressos a day (I only drink one usually). Since then, I've started to have some mild arrhythmias (heart skipping a beat once ev...
Ethylique | Last answer
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what are the concerns in an infant with an enlarged heart with an asd..and a pda...and a vsd?
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Hello, My name is Liam and I am 16 years old. Recently i was diagnosed with SVT. We do not know what type of SVT it is and we do not know what induced it. but let me tell my story. it was around the middle of October and i had an episod...
sparten368 | Last answer
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My baby boy who born on 06th april 2013, has been diagnosed by ECHO that he has 5mm VSD with left to right shunt with 50mmHg gradient. and PATENT FORAMEN OVALE - 3mm with left to right shunt. Left ventricle- normal sizes Overall goo...
mayu492 | Last answer
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Could you please tell me if this sounds like Right PA could be stented? Main pulmonary artery is normal in appearance .Left PA is normal.Near midportion 17x17 RPA is smaller than LPA measures 12x12 with no focal stenosis its proximal co...
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My son is 9 years old.After studying of recent echo report,doctor decided to go for open heart surgery.Please suggest me that if another method is available other than surgery?What is the success rate of operation?Is re operation is nec...
samyog | Last answer
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My 21 yr old son keeps having thes episodes....starts sweating, pupils dilate, skin turns gray, lips blue, slurred speech and near fainting if standing....it has happened 3 times now around 6mths apart...No one has an answer, all his tes...
chrissy212 | Last answer
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My daughter is only 40 days older and docs found 3-3.5 mm perimembranus vsd . they said it ll be cured itself by age .. is there anything beter to know about this situation ?
sunny0033 | Last answer
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can my 4month baby boy recover from DCM heart disease . and plz tell me the treatment
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