VSD (Ventricular Septal Defect)

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What is VSD (Ventricular Septal Defect)?

A ventricular septal defect is a defect in the wall dividing the left and right ventricles of the heart. A loud harsh murmur at the lower left border of the sternum is common.

What is it like to have VSD (Ventricular Septal Defect)?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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What do patients take to treat VSD (Ventricular Septal Defect) and its symptoms?

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Who has VSD (Ventricular Septal Defect) on PatientsLikeMe?

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 5
20s 9
30s 4
40s 2
50s 3
60s 2
70+ 0


Distribution of females vs. males

38% Females
63% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 13
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 22
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from VSD (Ventricular Septal Defect) patients who have completed their condition history
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