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A 23-year-old male asked about a 57-year-old male:

My dad had heart surgey cabg in 2011, from last few days he feels congestion in chest, heavy chest and dry cough .what is reason?

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Cardiology 23 years experience
Evaluation: Your father should be evaluated by his doctor. It may be a simple viral infection. In a person with history of heart disease, progression of coronary disease is also among possible diagnoses. Depending on history and physical examination, further testing may be necessary to establish a diagnosis.

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Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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