Dextrocardia

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What is dextrocardia?

Dextrocardia is characterized as the positioning of the heart to the right side of the chest.

Common symptoms reported by people with dextrocardia

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, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with dextrocardia

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Motrin Prescription)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vyvanse)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Phenergan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Lifestyle Modification
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Outdoor sprints)
Type
Exercise
How many have tried
1
Tried for
stress (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Effexor XR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with dextrocardia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with dextrocardia

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Motrin Prescription)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vyvanse)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (3 evaluations)
Side effects
decreased appetite diarrhea 3 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Phenergan)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Outdoor sprints)
Perceived effectiveness
for stress (1 evaluation)
Side effects
muscle strain sciatica
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
stress (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Effexor XR)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with dextrocardia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has dextrocardia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 3
30s 1
40s 6
50s 1
60s 1
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 10

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 7
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from dextrocardia patients who have completed their condition history
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