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Is it common to have heart pain after you have a quadruple bypass?

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Dr. Scott Mackinnon
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It can be

Immediately and up to a month or so, most patients will describe sternal pain but it is typically resolving.
Pain may also be due to a rib fracture or an intercostal nerve, this takes longer to resolve. Any pain that resembles the "angina" pain prior to surgery or simply does not go away or gets worse should be relayed to the doctor and investigated as to the cause.

In brief: It can be

Immediately and up to a month or so, most patients will describe sternal pain but it is typically resolving.
Pain may also be due to a rib fracture or an intercostal nerve, this takes longer to resolve. Any pain that resembles the "angina" pain prior to surgery or simply does not go away or gets worse should be relayed to the doctor and investigated as to the cause.
Dr. Scott Mackinnon
Dr. Scott Mackinnon
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Dr. Andrew Freeman
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

If you are still experiencing your angina -- that is whatever symptoms you had that lead you to get the bypass you need to see your cardiologist and surgeon asap.
Sometimes incomplete revascularization is the culprit, but there are medicines to help with your symptoms.

In brief: No

If you are still experiencing your angina -- that is whatever symptoms you had that lead you to get the bypass you need to see your cardiologist and surgeon asap.
Sometimes incomplete revascularization is the culprit, but there are medicines to help with your symptoms.
Dr. Andrew Freeman
Dr. Andrew Freeman
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