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Congenital heart disease

Symptoms of congenital heart disease

Congenital heart disease can have a range of symptoms, because the condition refers to several different types of heart defect.

General signs of congenital heart disease can include:

In more severe cases, these problems may develop shortly after birth. However, symptoms sometimes don't develop until the teenage years or early adulthood.

Read more about the types of congenital heart disease.


Children and adults with congenital heart disease can also develop a range of further problems, such as:

Read more about the complications of congenital heart disease.