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Pain After Open Heart Surgery
After open heart surgery about 5 weeks now is it normal to be experiencing pain and stiffness in neck, head, shoulders and heart?
Depends: on your problem. How u- important it may look bring to the attention of your doctor (s) . Your doctor will make sure is not procedure related . ...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 to do if I have sharp pain around my arm pit left side of my brest bone after open heart surgery. please help.?
Not from heart: If you had a coronary bypass then the sharp pains to the left of the sternum may be due to the harvesting of the Internal mammary artery which requires cutting the pleura on either side of it. The pleura is highly innervated and cutting the sensory nerves produces a numbness over the left chest for many patients and then "pleuritic " pain as the nerves grow back. See your Surgeon if worried though ...Read more
Valve or vessel?: Prudent diet good idea for all. Avoid high fat, sugary, high salt, processed meats, processed grains. Eat more vegetables, fruits, beans, legumes, whole train bread, cereal, pasta, low fat or no fat dairy, poultry, fish. Dash diet (online): dietary approach to stop hypertension is tasty, nutritious, easy, has data supporting its use. There are others as well. Talk to dietician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After open heart surgery if as of now i bench 225.. After surgery when would i be able to start working out with this type of heavy weight again?
How does BP stabilize after open heart surgery? If you'r on a lot of IV drugs to help BP, in what way does your body adapt to stop needing the IV meds
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