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.

Common symptoms reported by people with VSD (Ventricular Septal Defect)

Common symptoms
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Treatments taken by people with VSD (Ventricular Septal Defect)

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

(Celexa)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (2)
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Treatment name(s)

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

(BuSpar)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
1
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Treatment name(s)

(Desyrel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Insomnia (1)

Data from patients with VSD (Ventricular Septal Defect), who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with VSD (Ventricular Septal Defect)

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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
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Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for VSD (Ventricular Septal Defect) (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Hospitalization Keloid Scar
How many evaluations
1
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Treatment name(s)

(Desyrel)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Insomnia (1)

Data from patients with VSD (Ventricular Septal Defect), who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has VSD (Ventricular Septal Defect) on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 7
20s 9
30s 4
40s 5
50s 5
60s 2
70+ 1

Sex

Distribution of sex

50% Female
50% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 16
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 27
Not Diagnosed 2

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