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Old 01-08-2012, 08:28 PM   #1
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My lo is going to a cardiologist and I am so terrified! His ped heard a heart murmur for his 6 month well chck and now his 9 month well check! She wants us to see a spevialist because she is worried its something more than...a healing itself type thing! Anyone else with this?? Please help me calm my nerves. Thanks mamas!

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Old 01-08-2012, 08:42 PM   #2
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My son had a murmur and it was discovered he had a congenital defect called severe pulmonary stenosis. He had surgery at 4 months.

A lot of children have murmurs. Actually I have had a good 6-7 friends ask me about our experience because they had the same type of thing happen to them, as to you. All of them were fine

My sons condition is managed and he will be a normal adult you can simply google it. He's valve was malformed. Grossly malformed and tightening. They went in and basically ripped it open.
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Re: Heart murmur

Doctors found my heart murmur at age 14 and I have yearly echocardiograms to monitor it. I have a minor aortic stenosis, and around the age of 40 I'll have to have heart surgery. They told me about surgery when I was young, and have stuck to the diagnosis. Good luck!!
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Re: Heart murmur

Doctors found my sons murmur at 3 months old. He is having surgery when he is 2 to correct the hole. Just take a deep breath, some murmurs are more common than you think. Its very hard to hear especially about the little person that you gave birth too, but just remember he/she is going to be alright!
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thanks ladies! You have all made me feel so much better! I was so paranoid about everything...he had RSV and had to take a neb. I was sure that would hurt his heart....ughhhh....and I hate that I look online for everything....it always states the worst! Thanks again mamas! Even if he does have a defect, to know he can live a normal healthy life is all i want
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Both of my girls have had heart murmurs, and they both saw a cardiologist, and both of them were benign. From what I understand, benign heart murmurs are really common in babies, and they almost always outgrow it. Its good to have it checked out, though, because like the PP's, sometimes the murmurs are not benign. GL!
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Minnie! Thanks! What do they do at the appointment? Do they have to do an echo? Or just listen?
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Minnie! Thanks! What do they do at the appointment? Do they have to do an echo? Or just listen?
They do an echo.
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They do an echo.
Oh man! . And I bet they sedate them too!?! I used to work at a hospital...and hated seeing kiddos sedated...I can only imagine how I will feel about my own son!
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Well like you said Minnie! Its better to see! I will be strong for my little guy! Ill update once we have the appointment! Thanks again ladies!
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