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congenital heart disease

A congenital malformation–eg, coarctation of aorta, VSD, ASD, tetraology of Fallot–of the heart or great blood vessels, which may or may not have clinical consequences. See Baby Faye heart, Shunt.
Congenital heart disease
Rightleft shunt Cyanotic shunt Tetralogy of Fallot, transposition of the great vessels, trucus arteriosus, tricuspid valve atresia
Leftright shunt Acyanotic shunt Patent ductus arteriosus, atrial septal defect, ventricular septal defect, aortic stenosis, pulmonary stenosis, aortic coarctation (NEJM 2000; 342:256rv)
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Q. Dear Doctors,I had cyst in my left ovary and poped it off,after that I have a small pain every day. in HSG everything was OK.my Pop smir is ok and in histroscopy every thing was ok. would you please ask me why I have this pain?

A. as Ann already mentioned - this is a good place to get good advises, not diagnosis... my advise to you is to ask the gyno how long there should be pain after the surgery. i'm sure it take couple of days minimum but i would ask him about it. if there's something wrong he'll know what to do.
sorry i can't help more...

Q. is taking glucosomine and msm good enough for me?i have problems with my left knee. i was wondering if i absolutely need to add in chrondoitin to the mix.will this add more joint support benefit for my problamatic left knee...?so far,the glucosomine and msm seem to be working pretty good but maybe things could be even better by adding in chrondoitin perhaps...?

A. I have hypoglycemia, shellfish and sulfa drug allergy and cataracts, and developed symptoms like diabetic neuropathy after taking this for over 60 days. Since learned that glucosamine is sugar and sulpha based, and chondroitan is made from shellfish, so I should not have used.

Q. My grandmother has arthritis in her left knee. Is it likely that she will develop in the future arthritis in other parts of the body as well?

A. Unfortunately ostheoarthritis is a disease that can effect almost every joint and therefore arthritis like she has in her knee can develope in other places such as the ankles, hips and hand joints.

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Specifically, more left-handed people pass their driving test the first time than right-handed candidates.
The consultant further warned that forcing left-handed children to use their right hand may trigger a stammer, permanent speech defect and other attendant learning impairments in life.
In high school I became aware of the belief that left-handed people are more creative, and it instilled some doubt about my creativity.
There are also short M700 actions, and there have been a few runs of left-hand short actions.
Which is why there are more left-handed architects than righties.
For thousands of years, Devil has been linked with the left-hand in a variety of manners and is normally depicted as being left-handed in pictures and other figures.
I'm left-handed and keep my mouse to the left side of my keyboard.
In addition, commonly heard phrases hold negative connotations for being left-handed; for example, "getting up on the left side of the bed" is an indication that one is grumpy, or a "left-handed compliment" is really an insult.
President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law requiring schools to provide neutral desks to all students to address the needs of left-handed students.