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Is a sex life possible after a person has had a heart bypass

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
Probably: Depends on the overall heart function and severity of disease. In general patients do very well if they follow their treatment plan, stop smoking, con ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Yes, my father in law had bypass surgery more than 20years ago and he is now 88 years old and still going strong.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
Pretty involved: Hello wavyavy -- heart bypass is an open heart surgery -- so you will be pretty involved with the whole process -- most likely you will need to stay i ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Yes in some patients: In some patients with a damaged ventricle and left main or triple vessel coronary artery disease it does.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Bress
49 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends.: Bypass surgery helps to enhance blood flow to the heart muscle. It doesn't cure the disease. Prognosis depends on the extent of heart damage which may ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Variable: It is impossible to give you a time line. Probably the best advice is to realize that each day is a gift, and live it to the fullest.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, concerning: She is susceptible to serious arrhythmia and needs an urgent evaluation. Furthermore, there are only very few reasons for her target blood pressure t ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. DawnRenee Cinocco
15 years experience Geriatrics
This is very common: After bypass surgery anxiety is very common. This is often due actually to depression. In some cases bypass surgery can unveil early dementia. I would ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
CABG: A coronary bypass is not the same thing as a valve replacement. It appears your dad has a porcine artificial valve implant. These artificial valves ma ... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. ALADIN MARIANO
48 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes: Any symptom has reason. As to what the actual reason, is a challenge to be evaluated. Your symptom maybe related to saphenous nerve-related cause. If ... Read More
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