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Why Does My Heart Flutter After I Had A Triple Bypass
My partner has had a triple bypass 3 days ago and today has been told he has a racing heart. Is this normal?
Depends: Immediately should be with care. After a month or so, same as most flyers, presuming all checkups are on target! ...Read more
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?
Had a stress test with negative results. 4 months later had a triple heart bypass. How did i go from a negative stress test to the triple bypass?
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
Weeks to Months: You will be home usually within a week but rehabilitation is a big part of recovery and it will take several more weeks before you feel 100%. The sternotomy will be sore until it fully heals. In addition, if you had a vein harvest from the legs, it takes several weeks for these wounds to heal. Overall it takes a month or two before you feel fully recovered. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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