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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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Hello Doctor, Could you please give your opinion about this condition? My son is now 3 months old. Weight growth is normal. His EKG is normal. Echo performed and the report has the following : Two small adjacent jets across ante...
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(absence of her right lung) Oceanna's blood was to concentrated on on me area to go ahead with the planned six months glenn surgery. Her concentration is seemingly helping recently, because her pulmonary hypertension though, since she h...
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About 5 weeks ago our 15 month old son started turning purple, mainly on his extremities and lips. Over the first week it seemed to worsen and extend to his trunk, we took him to urgent care and his SP02 was 100%, heart sounded normal a...
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My son has been detected with a 4mm-5mm vsd in the muscular portion of the heart. It was detected on day 4 of his birth on a routine check up by d doctor. Had a murmur t sound. He has been advised for a follow up check after two months. ...
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Hi, Our second daughter was born on December 3rd 2012 with a heart condition that was missed during the pregnancy and after birth as well. We were sent home with what we thought to be a healthy baby because that is what we had been t...
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My daughter is now 15 month old weigning 9+ kgs, identified with ASD, VSD and PDA on her 2nd day. The VSD and PDA got closed by time. Unfortunately, the ASD started reducing, but increased again. 6 months back it was 9 mm, and now it is ...
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Hi, my daughter has been having chest pains for about 3 years now. she's been to pediatric heart doctors & they checked her heart but couldn't see anything . He gave us a recorder to record the pains but they didn't happen so we sent it ...
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Hi, my son is 7 and he was born with tetralogy of fallot. His 1st surgery was at 2 days old, then he had a conduit placed twice by the time he was 3. Lately he has been out of breath and he has been vomiting every morning. I am having a ...
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Hello Doctor, I am Sanjay form India. My son is of 7 years old. During his birth he was diagnosied with a VSD of 4mm. Since his growth was normal (weight gain) and no other problems, our doctor asked to get it monitored every 6 mont...
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Our daughter is 2.5, and seems to have issues with her circulation. While we've been told it's rare, it certainly looks like she has Raynaud's Syndrome, as her hands and feet frequently are purple (they can get very dark), and she reacts...
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My 6 month old daughter (heterotaxy with C-AVC, d-tga, mild PS, TAPVR etc. etc.) had a pulmonary artery band placed on Nov. 25th for pulmonary overcirculation (qp to qs ratio 8:1) leading to high o2 saturations (96% on average) and failu...
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I am 23 weeks as of tomorrow and I had an ultrasound a coouple of weeks ago and the results came back that my amniotic fluid was a little low so they sent me to another doctor to get a second opinion. I went to the second doctor and he c...
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Presently my 3 years 3months old baby has ASD (Ostium Secundum) of size 8 mm with Left to Right shunt, Dialated RA & RV, No PAH. Doctor suggests device closure. I have consulted another Doctor. The Report is ASD (Ostium Secundum) of size...
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Hello Doctor, After the birth of my daughter before 4 days, doctor were taken for cardiac evaluation. she was diagnosed with a muscular VSD shunting of 5.2 mm and a secundum ASD of 7.2 mm. The doctor said that they need to wait for o...
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hi, I have a 17 days old boy. I took him to a child specialist for his stool problem who gave him an echo for hearing an extra sound in his heart beat. Today I got to know the following comment from his echo report, "2D & M-MODE, COLOUR ...
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i am 17 years old i have anxiety and depression well i went to the doctor this morning for chest pain that has been going on for a couple of months now and 3 days ago it got worse than i had it before when i went to the doctor they did a...
Kelz72312 | Last answer
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my daughter is 8 weeks old and has been diagnosed with VSD. the docs say that its tiny apical muscular VSD left to right shunt. they said no medication is needed and have asked to recheck her after 6 months. will she be okay??.
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My newborn son got a 4.4mm asd 2 ° (left-to-right shunt), along with stenosis and mild TR. (as per echo color doppler report). He is a premature baby born at 34 week gestation with weight of 2 kg, on Nov 10, 2012. His above mentione...
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impression of my baby's echo report is following: situs solitus levocardia normal pulmonary venous connection AV and VA concordance normally related great arteries small PFO tiny apical muscular VSD lt to rt shunt LA an...
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My daughter is 5 months with a complicated medical history, including lobar holoprosencephaly, epilespy, ischemic stroke x2, diabetes inspidus, hemifacial microsomia w/ cleft lip and palate, heterotaxy (a, d, d, segmental anatomy) with p...
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