Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: molefe | 2010/02/19

Q.

heart beat

good day.

if your child was born with an extra heart beat and no follow up was done on it because of the Dr. informing you of it not being a serious matter, what could the long term outcomes of it be?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is usually known as an ectopic heartbeat.It is important for your baby to be followed up by a paediatrician. This is to be sure that the extra heart beat has disappeared and that not further follow up is required.

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