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Signs & symptoms of a heart conditionSSigns & symptoms of a heart conditionSigns & Symptoms of a Heart ConditionEnglishCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years);Adult (19+)HeartCardiovascular systemSymptomsAdult (19+)NA2009-12-04T05:00:00ZFraser Golding, MD, FRCPC7.0000000000000065.0000000000000189.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Read about the signs and symptoms of childhood heart disease, which vary in severity. Find out the most common symptoms of a heart condition.<br></p><p>This page explains why signs and symptoms are different when assessing features of a heart condition or disease.</p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li> Signs are clinical features that can be seen or measured. Symptoms cannot be directly observed. </li> <li> Signs and symptoms will depend on the type and severity of a heart condition, your child's activity level, and amount of treatment so far. </li> </ul>
Signes et symptômes d’un trouble cardiaqueSSignes et symptômes d’un trouble cardiaqueSigns & Symptoms of a Heart ConditionFrenchCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years);Adult (19+)HeartCardiovascular systemSymptomsAdult (19+)NA2009-12-04T05:00:00ZFraser Golding, MD, FRCPC7.0000000000000065.0000000000000189.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Lisez le passage sur les signes et symptômes d’une maladie cardiaque infantile, dont la gravité est variable. Familiarisez-vous avec les symptômes les plus courants d’une maladie cardiaque.<br></p><p>Les maladies cardiaques infantiles peuvent avoir différents signes et symptômes dont la gravité est variable. Cette page dresse la liste des signes et des symptômes des maladies cardiaques courantes et elle explique les raisons pour lesquelles les signes et symptômes sont différents lors de l’évaluation des caractéristiques d’une affection ou d’une maladie.</p><h2> À retenir </h2> <ul><li> Les signes sont les caractéristiques cliniques que l’on peut voir ou mesurer. Les symptômes ne peuvent pas être observés directement. </li> <li> Les signes et symptômes dépendront du type et de la gravité d’une maladie cardiaque, du niveau d’activité de votre enfant et de la quantité de traitement donnée jusque là.</li> </ul>

 

 

Signs & symptoms of a heart condition1583.00000000000Signs & symptoms of a heart conditionSigns & Symptoms of a Heart ConditionSEnglishCardiologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years);Adult (19+)HeartCardiovascular systemSymptomsAdult (19+)NA2009-12-04T05:00:00ZFraser Golding, MD, FRCPC7.0000000000000065.0000000000000189.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Read about the signs and symptoms of childhood heart disease, which vary in severity. Find out the most common symptoms of a heart condition.<br></p><p>This page explains why signs and symptoms are different when assessing features of a heart condition or disease.</p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li> Signs are clinical features that can be seen or measured. Symptoms cannot be directly observed. </li> <li> Signs and symptoms will depend on the type and severity of a heart condition, your child's activity level, and amount of treatment so far. </li> </ul><h2>What is the difference between a sign and a symptom?</h2> <p>Signs and symptoms are not the same thing. A sign is a clinical feature of a disease or condition that the doctor looks for. It is something that can be seen or measured. This includes things like redness or heart murmur, things that the patient may not necessarily feel. </p><p>A symptom is something the patient feels or complains about, like fatigue or pain. Symptoms cannot be directly observed. Both signs and symptoms are assessed in order to make a diagnosis. </p><h2>What influences how common or severe a symptom is?</h2><p>Symptoms and signs vary according to the type and severity of the heart condition, the child’s activity level, and whether or not the child has been treated for the heart condition. </p><h2>What are possible symptoms of a heart condition?</h2><ul><li>rapid heartbeat </li><li>difficulty breathing (shortness of breath) </li><li>cyanosis ("blue spells") </li><li>difficulty with feeding (prolonged or ineffective) </li><li>failure to thrive (poor growth) </li><li>decreased exercise tolerance </li><li>palpitations </li><li>fainting/dizziness </li><li>chest pain </li></ul><h2>What are possible signs of a heart condition?</h2><ul><li>abnormal breathing </li><li>abnormal heart rate (arrhythmia) </li><li>low blood pressure </li><li>cyanosis </li><li>heart murmur </li><li>edema (swelling) </li></ul>Signs & symptoms of a heart conditionFalse

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