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Dizziness, fever, headache, sweating in hands, feet. Born with coarctation vsd, surgery done. Treatment options?

... yes pz my daughtee is 10 and is very dizzy has mild fever as well as headache she was born with a coarctation vsd and asd ( which closed) she had surgery for coarctation in 2002 never on any meds....also her hands amd feet are very sweaty ( that has been off and on and so far no dr. Thinks its an issue ) i am taking her into local hosp in 30 mins. I do appreciate your opinion thanks
Asked On : Thu, 8 Nov 2012
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Dear patient,

I agree witn ED Visit. She may require a repeat CT scan with contrast to look at the coarctation site, since, as you may know, there is a percentage of cases that recurr, and given the symptoms of headache this is reasonable.

Yours truly,

Dr Brenes-Salazar MD
Mayo Clinic MN
Answered: Sat, 7 Sep 2013
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