Ventricular Septal Defect

About- A ventricular septal defect (VSD) is a hole between the heart’s lower chambers or ventricles.
Symptoms-

 Shortness of breath
 Rapid breathing
 Pale skin colouration
 Frequent respiratory infections
 A bluish skin colour, especially around the lips and fingernails
 Loss of appetite
 Fatigue 

Causes-
The exact cause of this disease is not clear but 
the heredity, genetics and environmental factors may play a role
 
Specialists to visit

 Cardiologist

 Paediatrician
 Maternal-Foetal Medicine Specialist
 Cardiac Surgeon
 Neonatologist

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ventricular septal defect (VSD) 
References-
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.heart.org/en
https://www.cdc.gov

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