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... der threads on this board, I'd like to get any of your personal experiences or updates. The doctor says I'm in a "gray area" with regards to proceeding with the surgery now or continuing to monitor, so I'd like to hear what you all have been through. ... (0 replies)
... So while I do have mild pain around the incision, the other problems are worse for me. ... (7 replies)
... I am 27 years old and had to have open heart surgery on Feb. 3rd to replace my ascending aorta. I went to St. Louis to have Dr. ... (7 replies)

... I had open heart surgery about 4 months ago and have recovered very well. But I have this problem I am having pain in my chest again. My doctor told me there is nothing wrong with my heart that it is inflamation in my chest cavity. ... (2 replies)
... Thanks for all your advice and support Rach, I'll send you a message in a few weeks Fiona xx (57 replies)
... ing about open heart surgery, i never had an option to have the keyhole due to my hole being 3cm diameter with little holes around it like swiss cheese so it was open heart surgery all the way! I never knew i had the hole and was always tired but thought that was due to my then job which was early shifts...... ... (57 replies)
... i am a chronic pain patient, due to having 3 back surgeries, and needing another one. My pain was under control, and I was functioning somewhat normally until I had a stent placed in my left anterior descending artery. ... (4 replies)
... about 8 weeks after the surgery, and that would make my whole incision feel tight and a bit strained. However, after 12 weeks I went to full, on the floor, pushups and that has been fine since. ... (8 replies)
... I am speaking from my own expereince of heart bypass surgery and the information I obtained whilst researching. ... (4 replies)
... y left side because I get so short of breath there, even with pillows. So I'm forced to sleep on the right side in one position every night. I had to give up the pain meds because I was so bound up in the intestines, so I'm doing my best. ... (7 replies)
... It is not the bone but the muslces of the sternum takes up to a year to heal. There will be time you will get stiff, even after this much time has passed. I till get stiff once in a great while in the sternum area, I work on a key board all day. ... (7 replies)
... o on each individual case. I wasn't having shortness of breath, but I was having extremely painful headaches behind the eyes, blurry vision and nausea, a classic heart disease symptom for women. Especially since I NEVER get nausea, never. ... (7 replies)
... So while I do have mild pain around the incision, the other problems are worse for me. ... (7 replies)
... Hi, I can relate to the dismay associated with the sternum pain...my sternum was opened a few years ago, anc the doctors used titanium wire to close it back up...now, my ribs actually seperate from the sternum, and as a result of trying to put them back, it seems that now the wires are wearing through the sternum. Has anyone else experienced this? I really would like to... (7 replies)
... I think you tend to notice these things more after the traumatic surgery you have been through. ... (9 replies)
... This is my third open heart surgery, but the first 2 were as a child. This time, I'm 36 with severe lower back problems, two compressed discs in my neck, and DDD. ... (0 replies)
... He is 34 and had his 2nd open heart surgery 3 years ago when his pulmonic valve collapsed. He is now in Congestive Heart Failure. I do not take any chances when it comes to his health. Please get your son in to see a doc, just to make sure. Good luck and God Bless. ... (5 replies)
... I can only speak for myself but.............I had mine(bypass) done 12SE03. So now it's a half a year. Mine is starting to "feel" better. The numb areas are starting to come to now......I believe the wires are hurting me more now than anything else. About 1.75 months the clicking stoped for me. At 3 months I could turn to adjust my pillow, in bed. I still can't get that... (7 replies)
... I had issues with my heart an it was no pain in my chest mine was upper back an it hurt as if some one beat my with a two by four. I felt like i would just for a milermiter of a second lose consciousness. ... (20 replies)
... I was able to shower 48 hours after surgery. ... (21 replies)




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