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What are the most common side effects of heart bypass surgery?

What are the most common side effects of heart bypass surgery?

Psychological effect: Depression and anxiety are two common psychological effects associated with heart surgery. You should discuss any psychological symptoms and seek a mental health evaluation in consultation with your PCP. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Binford
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Heart Bypass Surgery (Definition)

Heart bypass surgery is for coronary artery atherosclerotic disease. Arteries and veins are used as bypass grafts to bring new blood supply into coronary arteries beyond these blockages. These operations are done usually with cardiopulmonary bypass via a sternotomy incision. Relief of angina, improved survival and heart function ...Read more


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What are common side effects of heart bypass surgery?

What are common side effects of heart bypass surgery?

Psychological effect: Depression and anxiety are two common psychological effects associated with heart surgery. You should discuss any psychological symptoms and seek a mental health evaluation in consultation with your PCP. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of carotid artery surgery?

What are the side effects of carotid artery surgery?

Numbness: The most common post-op complaint is actually incisional numbness as well as numbness over the jaw bone of the operated side. Male patients have to be careful when shaving post-op. Pain is surprisingly not a common complaint, or at least manageable. Risks of a carotid endarterectomy include bleeding, nerve injury, stroke and heart attacks- the risk of any major adverse event should be around 2-3%. ...Read more

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What are the most common side effects of diabetes ?

What are the most common side effects of diabetes ?

poorly controlled..: Then suffer with eye disease-blindness risk; nerve disease- limb ulcers, infections -amputations; kidney disease-dialsis; heart attacks, strokes. But if well controlled can markedly reduce risk of all of these, and have normal life, no complications, normal life span. ...Read more

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What are the most common side effects of radiation therapy that patients get?

What are the most common side effects of radiation therapy that patients get?

Varies: Radiation affects different body parts in different ways. Early stage breast cancer relatively few symptoms - typically some fatigue, sometimes a mild sunburn like skin irritation in the radiated areas. Base of the tongue, much harsher side effects (and it is often combined with chemotherapy). They all get severe dry mouth, and may be unable to eat for awhile. Ask your rad onc doc for specifics. ...Read more

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What are the most serious side effects of concertina ?

What are the most serious side effects of concertina

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Concerta side effect: Concerta is used to treat attention deficit disorder (add) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd). Serious side effects may be: panic, delusions, hallucinations, mood swings, aggression, hostility, or changes in personality motor tics (muscle twitches, convulsions chest pain, fast or slow heart rate, pounding heartbeats please see your psychiatrist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What are the most common side effects of HIV meds?

What are the most common side effects of HIV meds?

Effects of HIV meds: Antiretroviral Therapy for HIV saves lives, however, when first starting a regimen, most common side effects include nausea, vomiting, fever, joint pain, headache, muscle pain, occasional dizziness according to NIH.gov. Rash and fever, or any swelling of the lips, eyes, ears or tongue could potentially be a life threatening requiring immediate attention. http://tinyurl.com/jq4rxzn ...Read more

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What are the most dangerous side effects of having the gallbladder removed?

What are the most dangerous side effects of having the gallbladder removed?

Really nothing: If your operation goes well. And laparoscopic cholecystectomy almost always go well, with discharge same day or following day. You will have minimal incisional pain for a few days. A small percentage of patients will have colicky pain for a few weeks, but these go away too as your body adjusts. ...Read more

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What are the common side effects of lasik laser ?

What are the common side effects of lasik laser ?

The big 3: 1. No guarantee of perfect vision after surgery. Goal is to reduce the need for glasses and contacts. Not everyone comes out perfect--but the vast majority of patients are very happy 2. Possibility of night time glare and halos. Custom lasik helps prevent this 3. Dry eyes--usually temporary but in a small percentage, can be permanent. More so in older women. ...Read more

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What are the common side effects of Prialt?

What are the common side effects of Prialt?

Prialt Side effects: Per Drugs. Com, Prialt (Ziconotide) side effects may include: "abnormal gait, aphasia, asthenia, dizziness, memory impairment, speech disturbance, ataxia, hypertonia, visual disturbance, & anorexia. Other side effects include: hallucination, nystagmus, urinary retention, vertigo, abnormality in thinking, dysesthesia, fever, & paresthesia." See: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/prialt-side-effects.html ...Read more

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What are the most common effects of sinus bradycardia?

What are the most common effects of sinus bradycardia?

Usually nothing: Sinus bradycardia is usually a normal rhythm that occurs during sleep or in a highly conditioned athlete. As long as the rhythm is originating from the sinus node, the individual is usually asymptomatic. Slow heart rates associated with abnormal rhythms (such as third degree heart block) may not be tolerated and may be dangerous. Sinus bradycardia can also be a sign of other non-cardiac problems. ...Read more

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What would be the most common causes and the effects of coronary heart disease?

What would be the most common causes and the effects of coronary heart disease?

Atherosclerosis: Depends on one's personal risks smoking, obesity, hypertension, hyperlipemia, diabetes , family history. Simply, one blocks the feeding artery to part of the heart muscle and low flow, or no flow causes ischemia which cause death of the heart cells, which is a heart attack! myocardial infarction is the medical term.Ekg and lab tests show the damage. ...Read more

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What are the most common side effects of methotrexate?

What are the most common side effects of methotrexate?

Nausea, hair loss,: There are many described that can be lessened by also taken folic acid. the things we look for are many including nausea - sometimes called ucks, hair loss, mouth sore, low blood counts, liver changes, Rare one, include lung problems and a type of lymphoma. You need to discuss this with your physician and help monitor you and reduce these risks. ...Read more

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What are the common side effects of tamoxifen?

What are the common side effects of tamoxifen?

Menopausal symptoms: The most common side effects of tamoxifen include hot flashes, changes in menstrual period, vaginal dryness, headaches, fatigue, and GI upset. Less common but more serious side effects include blood clots, strokes, uterine cancer, and cataracts. ...Read more

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What are the most common side effects of tapeworm?

What are the most common side effects of tapeworm?

Possible sxs: Many people who have tapeworms have no symptoms other than seeing worms squiggling about when they have a bowel movement.. Possible symptoms/ signs can include: weight loss, loss of appetite or the opposite (hunger), nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and lethargy. It can lead to loss of important vitamins and minerals. Serious complications can occur however. ...Read more

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What are the common side effects of phentermine?

What are the common side effects of phentermine?

Many side effects: 1allergic reaction in some 2 increse in blood pressure 3shotness of breath on exertion 4 chest pain and swelling of feet&ankle 5rapid heart beat or palpitation 6confusion or irritability 7 headache and blurred vision 8dizziness and tremors 9dry mouth and unpleasant taste in your mouth 10diarrhea or constipation and upset stomach 11 increased or decreased interest in sex 12 irregular heart rhythm. ...Read more

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What are the common side-effects of radiotherapy?

What are the common side-effects of radiotherapy?

What part of body?: In general, radiation may cause skin and mucosal damage: changes in color and thickening ( hardening), dry mouth.; worst scenarios: ulcers or fistulas, scars in internal organs such as lungs; bleeding from sigmoid colon in radiation to the prostate.Tiredness, feeling sick, eating and drinking changes, skin care, hair loss, changes in your blood, possible long-term side effects. ...Read more

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What are the nutrition side effects of pancreatectomy?

What are the nutrition side effects of pancreatectomy?

Need replacement: After total panceratectomy will need replacement of Insulin and some times enzymes , even with partial may need.In some cases. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of heart medicine?

What are the side effects of heart medicine?

Medicine: there are many heart medicines and there are side effects specific to most of them as well as more general side effects which can occur with most medications ...Read more

Dr. Gregg Nishi
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Bypass Surgery (Definition)

Bypass surgery is done to aid in weight loss and recovery from obesity by drastically diminishing the size and absorptive capacity of the stomach. Bypass surgery is often successful, but requires extensive follow-up with ...Read more