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Had mitral valve repair sugery in august, having shortness of breath, cardiologist said not from heart, if oxygen level 100..Is it from lungs?

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Dr. Scott Goldman
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: Could be

If you had an echo and the valve is ok you could have shortness of breath from the lungs.
There is a condition call post pericadiotomy syndrome this is more common in younger patients. It can cause fluid around the heart and lungs. It is self limited. It can be treated with medication. Youd us can also have shortness of breath secondary to the surgery itself. This also gets better with time.

In brief: Could be

If you had an echo and the valve is ok you could have shortness of breath from the lungs.
There is a condition call post pericadiotomy syndrome this is more common in younger patients. It can cause fluid around the heart and lungs. It is self limited. It can be treated with medication. Youd us can also have shortness of breath secondary to the surgery itself. This also gets better with time.
Dr. Scott Goldman
Dr. Scott Goldman
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Sob

Not enough information here to know.
Ask your doctor what is causing your shortness of breath.

In brief: Sob

Not enough information here to know.
Ask your doctor what is causing your shortness of breath.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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