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Children with heart diseases should not play competitive sports. Yet young athletes with inherited heart conditions often go undiagnosed, and can die unexpectedly during practice or a game. Children's experts recommend watching out for warning signs such as fainting during or after exercise, shortness or breath, seizures, or a family history of unexplained death at a young age.
Find out by selecting your child’s symptom or health condition in the list below:
Seattle Children’s provides healthcare for the special needs of children regardless
of race, sex, creed, ethnicity or disability. Financial assistance for medically
necessary services is based on family income and hospital resources and is provided
to children under age 21 whose primary residence is in Washington, Alaska, Montana
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