I am Mohammed i have a new born baby only 23 days we found that he is having Perimembranous VSD size 3.5 mm L-R shunt PG 37 mm Hg. and No PS, No AS, Normal Aortic arch, No coarct, No PDA and Good cardiac function. i would liket to ask is its VSD effect my child growth or health. If there is any medication for this or this hole will close automaticaly when the baby get growth. It's kindly requesting you to please advice me what are all defects for this.
I am not a doctor but some holes will close on their own, some that are very large need to be corrected surgically.. my son's had to be surgically corrected i am not sure if there is a size amount that is set to say yes to surgery, my son's was 10mm. he wasn't thriving at all not growing or gaining weight.
i on the other hand have a hole in the upper part of my heart that has never closed, i am 40 and I am normal size for my age and well lets leave the weight part out.. :) i never had a problem growing up with height or weight though.
I hope you can get some answers good luck with your little one
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.