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Can People With Pacemakers Be Shocked Back To Life With An Aed
A pacemaker is a device which sends electrical signals to the heart triggering heartbeats when needed. There are many ways to implant and configure a pacemaker; it may beat the top chambers (atria), lower chambers (ventricles) or both. Some systems stimulate both the left and right ventricles together. Pacemakers generally treat abnormally slow heart rhythms and certain ...Read more
I had my pacemaker moved two weeks ago. There was swelling where it used to for a weekish after surgery. It went away. Now the swelling is back.
Hematoma: Is it hematoma ? Is it bleeding in there ? You need to tell the cardiologist now. ...Read more
I have had a CRT-D for 3 yrs. When I stand or walk for very long my left chest, side of my pacemaker hurts clear through to my back. Reasons???
See your doctor. : That is a little unusual. Please see your cardiologist. ...Read more
Pacemaker: Pacemakers don't shock defibrillator do the reason for a shock during sex from a defibrillator is because of the hr reaching the trigger for shock if I have a pacer and feel a shocking sensation that is usually muscle stimulation from one of the wire and the device needs to be rest call your cardiologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I know someone that has a pacemaker / defibrillator, and i was wondering if they got shocked would it stop it from working? What will happen if they do get shocked?
The : The device will continue to work unless there have been so many shocks which may drain the battery. The battery level can be detected by a simple noninvasive test. ...Read more
My friend has 6 stents a pacemaker defibulator and the back of his heart is dead. How can someone live with their heart half dead?
Slowly: The heart is a muscle, and uses electricity to generate the "squeeze" necessary to get blood to the whole body. Stents keep blood flowing to the muscle, and a pacer/defibrillator keeps the electricity on and timed right. When part of the heart is dead, patients are less active. They also may develop congestive heart failure, with fluid backing up into lungs. Pills can help. ...Read more
What to take with sevenre back and lower hips pain.Person has pacemaker.Inability to move and walk?
Grandpa has CHF and an icd pacemaker. Has hurt his back. Can he use a lidocaine patch? He takes heart meds also. Thank you.
Start with: Something simple, like rest and intermittent icing or heating pads. If he doesn't improve, first make sure you are only dealing with minor muscle tenderness and not something more serious. If it is more serious, consult with his doctor to get the right diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Shock is a condition in which a person cannot circulate enough blood (carrying oxygen & nutrients) to the vital organs in the body. If shock persists, various parts of the body will stop working, and the person will die. Causes of shock include injuries, excessive bleeding, heart failure, infections, chemical imbalances, ...Read more
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