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No. Spina Bifida does not cause heart problems. It is possible for a person who has Spina Bifida to also have heart problems, but they are just two unrelated conditions in the same person.

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Does spina bifida have oligohydramnios?

Not usually. The defect that causes spina bifida is not related to the causes of oligohydramnios.

Do people with Spina Bifida have good memories?

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How do you meet other people with Spina Bifida?

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In spina bifida does the cerebrum and part of the brain stem never develop?

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Are there any treatments or cures for Spina Bifida?

Treatments, yes. Please see the Related question below. There are no known cures for Spina Bifida.

Can someone have spina bifida and not be born with it?

No, spina bifida is a birth defect. Therefore, a person has to be born with spina bifida to have it.

Is Nuera another name for Spina Bifida?

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