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Why Does My Heart Flutter After I Had A Triple Bypass
Depends: Immediately should be with care. After a month or so, same as most flyers, presuming all checkups are on target! ...Read more
My partner has had a triple bypass 3 days ago and today has been told he has a racing heart. Is this normal?
I had a triple bypass heart operation three years ago and have been on medication since then. Of late I am not able to perform during sex. I am 60 yrs?
Cabg: When was your last cardiac evaluation? Even if asymptomatic - you have documented heart disease and should have an imaging stress test every 2 years. Earlier if you develop symptoms such as CP, Shortness of breath, fatigue, decreased exercise tolerance, diaphoresis, etc. See your cardiologist. ...Read more
HDL is 67. Lab has flagged it as too high? (65 as max). LDL is 116. Tri is 86. Total is 201. My father had a triple bypass at 52 and heart diseases started for him by 35 so I want to be proactive-how?
Variable: Depends on age, left ventricle, other risks etc. Depends on conduits- internal mammary grafts. The point is that most do well and for along time. I have patients at 30 years. ...Read more
Smoking cigaretts after open heart sergary my friend had triple bypass open heart segary a year ago. He has continued to smoke 4-6 cigaretts a day. Recently he has been complaing of sever chest pains (similar to pains he experience with heart attach) inab
Whats your ??: If you are asking whether smoking 4-6 cigarettes/d increases his chance of another heart attack or blockage of his bypasses or stents, yes it will (altho not as much as 20 cigs/d). If you are asking what you can do about it, the answer is not much, other than expressing your concern and caring for your friend. Nagging doesnt help, and often makes it worse, because he will avoid you (and others). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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