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My baby has heart murmur. Is operation necessary?

my baby has a heart murmur that hasnt closed yet, she is 1. The doctor said they would have to perform heart surgery . I notcied this week she has an indention in her chest , above her stomach between her breast. Is this from the heart murmur?
Tue, 13 Sep 2011
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Thanks for the query
Murmur is a sound that comes due to the flow of blood through valves which are not proper. Heart murmur cannot be seen
Indention on the chest has to be evaluated for. Get an x ray done for the same if its a fresh change

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