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What are the symptoms and causes of eisenmengers syndrome?

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Noah

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Noah , Chauffer, LA

Answered Dec 30, 2020

Eisenmenger's syndrome is described as the process in which a long-standing left to right-center cardiac shift caused by a congenital heart imperfection causes pulmonary hypertension. It often presents later in life, which can be defined by alterations of the heart's normal physiology and maladaptive responses that occur over time. It is a rare progressive heart condition that occurs in some individuals with structural malformations of the heart present from birth. This disease's symptoms include cyanosis, which is a blue tinge that results from form lack of oxygen. It can cause a high red blood cell count, swollen fingers, fainting, and heart failure.
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E. Reyes

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Answered Dec 23, 2020

Eisenmenger’s syndrome is a type of condition that affects the heart. This can develop when someone who has a long-term condition does not get the right treatment. This will make blood flow circulate abnormally. This can make the blood vessels become stiff and narrow which can cause the heart and other affected organs to work harder than usual.

This is a life-threatening condition as this can permanently damage the blood vessels in the lungs. Those who have this condition will usually have bluish skin which is a sign that different parts of the body are not getting enough oxygen. They may also experience dizziness or they may faint. Headaches can be quite common too.

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C. Hughes, Musician, MA, Bradford

Answered Dec 22, 2020

Eisenmenger Syndrome is a type of condition that may develop when someone who has a heart condition for a long time does not get proper treatments. Those who have some structural heart problems will be more prone to getting this condition in the long run.

Young adults are usually diagnosed with this as the symptoms are more apparent at this age. Some of the symptoms include feeling some shortness of breath especially if they would exert more effort into doing things.

The skin will also have a bluish tinge to it because the rest of the body may not be getting enough oxygen. People will also experience some heart palpitations. There are different treatments for this depending on the severity of the condition and the organs that are affected.

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P. Halah

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Answered Dec 22, 2020

The Eisenmenger syndrome is caused as a result of the hole in between the chambers of the human heart. In order to get to the root of how the syndrome adversely affects the human heart and lungs, it is necessary to understand how the heart actually functions. The symptoms of Eisenmenger syndrome include cyanosis, which is the grayish or blueish coloration of the skin.

Clubbing, which is large rounded nails of fingers and toes. Dizziness, lightheadedness, or even fainting. Chest pain or pains around the heart region, tiredness, and fatigue. Headache, coughing of blood, even fainting are all symptoms of the syndrome.

Make sure to see qualified medical personnel when you start seeing these symptoms, even if you have not been diagnosed with a heart condition before. If you observe any symptoms like cyanosis, shortness of breath, and unnecessary tiredness, it means you are likely to have a very severe health issue that requires the attention of proper medical care.

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Steinn , Corporate employee, Graz

Answered Dec 16, 2020

Eisenmenger syndrome is a heart defect that causes blood to circulate abnormally, particularly in the lungs and heart. Eisenmenger syndrome is a life-threatening condition because it can cause the blood vessels in the lungs to become narrow and stiff. When this happens, it causes the pressure in the arteries to increase and can eventually damage the blood vessels in the lungs. However, with early diagnosis, the congenital heart defects can be repaired so that it will not degenerate into a terrible condition. Eisenmenger syndrome comes with so many symptoms, they include; shortness of breath while at rest, grayish or bluish skin color, rounded toenails or fingernails, racing heartbeats, numbness in toes or fingers, dizziness, fatigue, etc. While you might not inherit Eisenmenger syndrome from your families, you can develop this condition if you have a heart defect that is left untreated. However, the best thing to do if you notice any of these symptoms is to visit your doctor.
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M. Delilah

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Answered Dec 11, 2020

Eisenmenger's syndrome is not inherited from families. It is diagnosed based on symptoms of a person with a heart defect pertaining to this hole in the heart. The symptoms of this illness typically become worse over time. Some of the symptoms include high blood pressure, shortness of breath, bluish skin, lips, fingers, toes, rounded or thick fingers and toes, chest pain, fatigue, or dizziness.

Some other signs include abnormal heart rhythm, stroke, coughing up blood, and joints swelling due to gout condition. The most common cause of the illness is that people are born with a heart defect that either goes undetected or untreated. The symptoms typically develop before puberty but can also surface in young adulthood.

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