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Cardiomyopathy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   Hi,
User :   remember i spoke to u day before yesterday
Doctor :   Yes, I do
User :   regarding my baby
Doctor :   Yes, please proceed
User :   they say he is suffering from cardiomyopathy
User :   hey had is echo today as wel and its same
User :   they are have bit trouble maintaining his sugar level
User :   right now he is on milk and drip
User :   dr
User :   u there
Doctor :   yes , i am with you
User :   and doing just normal
Doctor :   Cardiomyopathy is a disease in which the heart muscle becomes inflamed and doesn't work as well as it should. There may be multiple causes including viral infections.
User :   just his sugar are of bit worry
User :   rest he seems normal
User :   what would you say
Doctor :   i will still stick to the same , wait and watch
Doctor :   there will enormous changes occurring in a new born , and some of them may change the heart course
User :   u reacon it will be alright with time
Doctor :   since the diagnosis of cardiomyopathy is made the chances of it getting normal over time may be less , but there are still hopes
User :   like i said he is performing just normal with his blood pressure,heart rate etc
Doctor :   thast what builds the hopes
Doctor :   and is ther any history of heart diseases in you r family ?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok, there is a common genetic condition called Barth Syndrome , ask the doctor for the same
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