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Forum Name: Heart Failure
Question: Congestive heart failure in newborn
|concerneddad - Wed Apr 13, 2005 9:27 pm||
Can congestive heart failure and hydrops be caused from fetal alcohol syndrome due to the mother drinking while she was pregnant. noone will give me an answer.
|Dr. Yasser Mokhtar - Wed Apr 27, 2005 5:53 pm||
To my knowledge, alcohol does not cause hydrops, but it can cause heart failure in utero and congenital heart defects as well.
Please, visit this website http://www.acbr.com/fas/ if you have not done so already.
Thank you very much for using our website http://doctorslounge.com and i hope that this information helped.
Yasser Mokhtar, M.D.
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