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What causes a hole in the heart and what is the treatment ?

I was told I have a hole in my heart due to give birth I had a sonagram done on my heart and they told me I have a whole in heart due to giving birth to my two
Fri, 27 Jan 2012
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A hole in the heart is a congenital disorder. It never occurs as a result of childbirth.It is only a chance that due to the pregnancy the work load of your heart increased and you started having problems like shortness of breath due to which investigations were done and a hole was detected.
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