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Low Oxygen Levels And Numbness After Heart Surgery
Atelectasis: Sometimes, there can be parts of the lung not fully inflated called atelectasis. This could cause low oxygen levels and can be reversed by taking deep breaths. This type of lung exercise can be done using something called an incentive spirometer, and walking around. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Open intervention on the heart to correct congenital cardiac anomalies, repair replace heart valves, ascending aortic dissection repair, coronary bypass, heart transplant, surgical removal of heart tumors, ventricular assist devices, cox maze procedures to cure atrial fibrillation, repair of trauma to the heart. Repair of iatrogenic injuries to heart, heart-lung ...Read more
What could cause low oxygen levels after a carotid artery surgery and then hematoma removal surgery? Dry esophagus from ventilator?
Yes it may be: It depends on the surgery.There is incresed chance of blood loss during and after the surgery it is advisable to lower systolic to less than 140, if it is elective surgery. Emergency surgery can be done with elevated blood pressure as anesthetist can monitor the blood pressure and keep it under control during surgery and post op BP can be monitored by internist or family physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
COPD: COPD patients have a persistent state of low oxygen . They need to be monitored with yearly Pulmonary Function Tests with DLCO. Medical management with inhalers like combivent and dulera (formoterol and mometasone). Self management with home pulse OX. Also therapy for nicotine addiction if present. The stress of surgery often flares COPD depending how long and what anesthesia was used. You must be careful with giving O2 ...Read more
I've consistently had low K levels (around 3.2). Could that level be causing fatigue, heart palpitations, and severe constipation?
Low blood pressure, lack of urination, no appetite, heart flutters and pounds at times, tingling in left arm, low heart rate, 4 lead EKG showed fine?
Many issues: You mention several symptoms. Some, all, or none of them may be related. With regard to heart "flutters, " "pounds, " and "low heart rate, " you should do a 30-day heart monitor so that your symptoms can be correlated to your heart rhythm. A "normal" ekg is not helpful if you were not having symptoms at the moment it was taken. Other symptoms can be investigated after heart is sorted out. ...Read more
YES: Nothing works right when you are hypoglycemic. ...Read more
Heart EF 20%.suddenly brain stroke,hepc,,bp low n pulse fluctuating..doc says recovery only if heart stabilise..breathing normal now after ventilator ?
Speak with your doc: It sounds as if you have a sick family member in the hospital? It is best to speak with the physicians at your loved ones hospital. Some patients are able to breath normally after being on a ventilator. ...Read more
Is a B12 level of 294 low enough to cause symptoms? Iron studies are being done now. Rdw is high, hemo low and MCH low. 10 brain lesions on MRI and hert palps and dizziness.
Symptoms B12: Level of 294 is borderline low. I would do a confirmation study (mma). If it is elevated -and if your iron is okay- then likely vit B12 deficiency contributes to your anemia. Yes, it can cause some symptoms-like fatigue, numbness, tingling, forgetful etc- but not heart palpitation- unless if your hemoglobin is less than 8-then yes, you could have palpitation and dizziness from it. F/u md. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is having low blood pressure 100/60 and heart beat 58 per min without any disease normal and healthy?
Normal: Those vital signs are still within the range of normal for an 18 year old ...Read more
Possible.: Low iron does not in and of itself indicate what your pulse should be. Heart rate depends on many factors including the number of red blood cells in circulation. If iron levels become low for a long period of time the body cannot make sufficient red cells to carry oxygen so heart rate has to pick up to compensate. So... Low iron levels may be associated with an increased hr but not directly. ...Read more
Was in hospital for gallbladder removal heart rate low, in the 40 s, low sodium high glucose, any ideas?
Bypass.: Platelets are consumed at site of bleeding, and in the setting of heart surgery, in the pump that bypasses the heart and lungs. A drop in platelet count right after surgery that takes a few days to recover is usual. If bleeding complicates heart surgery and it is not due to an anatomical reason such as a severed vessel, the cause usually is due to low or damaged platelets. ...Read more
1day post l4-l5 epidural inj.under anesthesia.Having low blood pressure 98/61 or lower. Fatigue and no energy despite sleeping 20 hours.is this normal?
Unlikely: In general removing your thyroid gland should not change your heart rate as long as you start thyroid hormone replacement soon after the procedure. If you are having your thyroid gland removed because it is overactive (such as graves' disease) there is a small risk of a complication called thyroid storm, which is very serious and would raise your heart rate. ...Read more
rapid heat rate at rest,shortness of breath, echo and stress test and blood work all are normal? low HDL level,can i stop worrying?
Worried?: What are you worried about, Julia? A rapid heart beat and shortness of breath need to be addressed. The blood work, echo and stress test are all helpful, but if you are still uncomfortable your doctor should work with you to find an answer and deal with it, even if the answer is anxiety. ...Read more
Postoperatively, what are the possible reasons for elevated blood glucose and low potassium levels after the removal of a brain tumor?
Hypoxia, is a condition in which the body as a whole or a region of the body is deprived of adequate oxygen supply. It is classified into 4 groups: - hypoxemic - oxygen is low - anemic - decreased ability for hemoglobin to carry oxygen. - ischemic - decreased blood flow. - histotoxic - oxygen is reaching the cells, but the cells are unable to use ...Read more
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