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Surgical Glue Allergy?

mpaugustin
  • By mpaugustin · Posted 1:11 am
  • In Life after heart bypass surgery · 2 replies
  • My incisions are red and raised 5 weeks post-surgery. I have no external stitches, as my surgeon used a surgical adhesive. When I stretch, I can feel my chest incision pull, and the leg incision is pretty ...

Post ops chest pains

jammo
  • By jammo · Posted yesterday at 11:14 am
  • In Life after heart bypass surgery · 5 replies
  • Just got home yesterday from hospital from 5 bypass heart surgery. Getting major palpitations followed with one strong one at end lasting 15 minutes or more. Does this get better or should I expect to ...

2 yrs After Quintuple And Heart Attack Still Winded

Paramac66
  • By Paramac66 · Posted yesterday at 3:48 am
  • In Life after heart bypass surgery · 7 replies
  • Hello all, I had a heart attack what I think was a pretty strong one back in April of 2012 followed by a Quintuple by pass in May of 2012. I had to wait a couple of weeks because I also had a bleeding ...

Statins and new guidelines

Moreless
  • By Moreless · Posted April 16, 2014
  • In Life after heart bypass surgery · 9 replies
  • Hey guys. Just left cardiologist and got my cholesterol results. LDL was 99 and HDL was 40. So Dr. increased my prevastatin to 60 mg. I looked at cholesterol guidelines and found that there are new ones ...

Dad's recovery.. Incision pain

evelyn-hope
  • By evelyn-hope · Posted April 16, 2014
  • In Life after heart bypass surgery · 20 replies
  • Good morning everyone, haven't been on here for a while, even though I have been keeping up with some discussions, just haven't posted since I've been so busy! So the first couple weeks after surgery ...

how to gain weight

Raggyoo
  • By Raggyoo · Posted April 16, 2014
  • In Life after heart bypass surgery · 5 replies
  • Hi all just need some advice.i am losing wieght . This is my day I.e breakfast : 3 weetabix,3 slices of wholemeal toast with sugerfree jam and 7 strawberrys a square of 85%dark chocolate. then workout ...

update from Harefield today

Cindylou1961
  • By Cindylou1961 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • In Life after heart bypass surgery · 10 replies
  • I just thought i would give you an update on what happened at the Harefield today... Dr Kabir thinks he can drill the artery out although he may have to go in through the back of the heart at the top ...

air in chest/belching

jayror
  • By jayror · Posted April 15, 2014
  • In Life after heart bypass surgery · 8 replies
  • CabgX4 February 7th 2014, approaching 10 weeks post op. Since day 1 post op i notice i belch alot. I didnt have the issue pre cabg, just now. I was hoping it would go away, but it seems to be getting ...

A 5K, Your Way

Dixiemag
  • By Dixiemag · Posted April 15, 2014
  • In Life after heart bypass surgery · 5 replies
  • Six months after CABGX4 I entered a 5K Run/Walk. I didn't run the whole way. I did the 5K "my way". I walked most of it but I would jog about 100 yards and then walk awhile and continue in that manner ...

Needing some support here

Rbdabber
  • By Rbdabber · Posted April 15, 2014
  • In Family and friends · 16 replies
  • This forum has helped me so very much. Thank you all for posting your stories, experiences, and helpful hints. You are wonderful! My husband (60 years old) had his aortic valve replaced, mitral and tricuspid ...

Interrupted Sleep and Breathing Problems

DeanMaxson
  • By DeanMaxson · Posted April 14, 2014
  • In Life after heart bypass surgery · 1 reply
  • On February 4th, 2014 my dad had bypass surgery CABG X 5. He had the Thorucentesis procedure the doctor withdrew 1200 CC's of fluid through his back. He does not sleep well. My dad can not sleep an extended ...

Increasing good Cholesterol

edchris
  • By edchris · Posted April 14, 2014
  • In Life after heart bypass surgery · 7 replies
  • Had bypass 4x june 2013. My good cholestoral is 32-35. I don't eat red meat, sugar intake is down and I take fish oil tabs after lunch. Any ideas about getting that up would be helpful ...

No Appetite After Bypass Surgery

DeanMaxson

Upper Body Strength

PinkieShirls
  • By PinkieShirls · Posted April 13, 2014
  • In Life after heart bypass surgery · 3 replies
  • Hi All A strange question.... I had a CABG x 4 June 2013 & have been recovering quite well, I think being as I live alone & have had no help just got on with it. There has never been any "after surgery ...

football/soccer

Raggyoo
  • By Raggyoo · Posted April 13, 2014
  • In Life after heart bypass surgery · 4 replies
  • Well today I played my 1st game of football. I walked at 1st then started to run. Everything thinking I hope my heart can handle this. Then I got into the game and forgot about my heart bypass.I probably ...

tjbird

boogysue
  • By boogysue · Posted April 12, 2014
  • In Life after heart bypass surgery · 8 replies
  • Hello my good people who are helping with this "Road of Uncertainly". I am 5 months post op, female and having a heck of a time with the surgical pain of my chest. Shirts rub it to the point of burning ...

Stem Cells

tampatom
  • By tampatom · Posted April 12, 2014
  • In Life after heart bypass surgery · 4 replies
  • I learned at this weeks Mended Hearts meeting from a fellow member that our heart hospital, Pepin Heart Institute in Tampa has a new research project going on with stem cells. It involves lipo suctioning ...

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Water weight gain ?..

Romero68
  • By Romero68 · Posted April 11, 2014
  • In Life after heart bypass surgery · 3 replies
  • I had a valve replacement and CABGx3 on Oct 31 last. I went through all the miseries and figured I was on the mend. Lately, both feet are swelling as well as legs as early as 10:00 am. I've been off of ...

abnormal ekg

Kazsy
  • By Kazsy · Posted April 11, 2014
  • In Life after heart bypass surgery · 6 replies
  • Hubby is now 5 weeks out of cabg x2. Visit with Dr today showed fever & abnormal ekg. No heart attack but of course I am worried as is he. His cough was finally getting better but seems to have back slipped ...

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