Complications associated with congenital heart defects
If not detected or treated immediately, congenital heart defects, which are defects in the heart or surrounding blood vessels, may lead to more serious complications. Some of these complications can include:
- Breathing difficulties
- Problems gaining weight
- Respiratory issues such as pneumonia and other infections
- Cyanosis, a condition in which blood with rich and poor oxygen mixed together in their heart affects the color of the skin
- In rare occasions, children with untreated heart defects may have a stroke if the blood clots block the veins in the heart and brain
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