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How is life at 5 months after open heart surgery?

How is life at 5 months after open heart surgery?

I have days when my drainage tube scars are very touchy, as well, and sometimes itchy. I had a mammogram a couple of days ago, and when they did the left side (which is still frozen, numb), I thought I was going to pass out from pain.

Is it normal to be upset after open heart surgery?

Recovering from open-heart surgery involves physical and emotional healing. The recovery process uses emotional and physical energy. If you feel upset or emotional in the weeks after your operation, don’t worry — this is a normal reaction.

When is it safe to have sex after heart surgery?

In general, it will take longer to return to an active sex life if your surgery was a major one. If the surgery was a significant one, such as open heart surgery or a joint replacement, the longer it will be before sex is advisable.

What was my blood pressure before open heart surgery?

My blood pressure has inched itself up to close to normal values and I only take it about 2-3 times a week, now, not twice a day, daily. Last time I took it, it was 126 over 50, so slowly getting the diastolic closer to 60 (used to be in the 30’s and low 40’s for months).

How old was I when I had open heart surgery?

39 years ago i had open heart surgery at the age of 3. ever since, i have lived with the sensation that my chest will tear apart. its getting worse. Heart surgery : It is unlikely that your heart will come apart especially after having surgery.

Recovering from open-heart surgery involves physical and emotional healing. The recovery process uses emotional and physical energy. If you feel upset or emotional in the weeks after your operation, don’t worry — this is a normal reaction.

I have days when my drainage tube scars are very touchy, as well, and sometimes itchy. I had a mammogram a couple of days ago, and when they did the left side (which is still frozen, numb), I thought I was going to pass out from pain.

My blood pressure has inched itself up to close to normal values and I only take it about 2-3 times a week, now, not twice a day, daily. Last time I took it, it was 126 over 50, so slowly getting the diastolic closer to 60 (used to be in the 30’s and low 40’s for months).

Can a hernia mesh injury last years after surgery?

A long-term or delayed complication is an issue arising from your hernia mesh procedure that does not present itself immediately after or soon after the surgery. Negative symptoms can arise months or even years after your surgery. Some of these injuries may last for years once they start.

When to start thinking about surgery after a rib fracture?

Dr. Varghese: Some discomfort and some pain even afterwards. We first start thinking about surgical interventions after rib fractures, really after a two-month period of time.

How long after heart surgery do you have to wait?

The nurse almost didn’t want to do it at all, because “the scar looked fresh” and you’re supposed to wait for at least 6 months to do this test, after heart surgery. I had put off mine for so long, that I went ahead and did it. But if you can wait more than 5 months for yours, do it, because I think it will hurt, otherwise.