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my mom was just told she has an enlarged heart she is also morbid obese and has alot of the diseases that come along with obesity, my question is can an enlarged heart turn into congestive heart failure?
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An enlarged heart may be suggestive of poor heart function which can lead to Congestive Heart failure. An Echocardiogram would help to evaluate this
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