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What Is The Prognosis Of A Patient Diagnosed With Congestive Heart Failure?

My mother in law will be moving in with us this week. We found out recently she has CHF, but we have no idea how long it s been since she was diagnosed. It is unclear whether she deliberately did not tell us, if she s in denial, or if she just didn t hear it. Anyway, I am trying to figure out what I should keep an eye on and what to expect with her long term prognosis/decline. Thank you, Kathy
Thu, 31 Dec 2015
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Dear Cathy,

If her heart failure is not advanced and she takes medications regularly, she can have good life expectancy more than 5 years.

Hope I could help you

Wishing a good health to you mother in law

In case of further questions don't hesitate to ask

Regards,
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What Is The Prognosis Of A Patient Diagnosed With Congestive Heart Failure?

Dear Cathy, If her heart failure is not advanced and she takes medications regularly, she can have good life expectancy more than 5 years. Hope I could help you Wishing a good health to you mother in law In case of further questions don t hesitate to ask Regards,