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Related terms: Aortic Valve Replacement, Mitral Valve Replacement, Tricuspid Valve Replacement, Pulmonary Valve Replacement, Heart Valve Replacement
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Posted 10 Apr 2017 by • 1 answer
... june of 1992 . I had echo 4/4/17 and it is not working as should . Does anyone know if sticking flaps on the valve can be just be repaired or do they just replace valve for this kind of issue, Scared any advise is appreciated
Posted 20 Jan 2017 by • 0 answers
I had a double bypass with aortic valve replacement and I am also a type II diabetic. I have not been able to have an erection for 5 years. I have tried Viagra with no success. Do you think another ED med would work? I am 69 years old.
Posted 3 Dec 2016 by • 1 answer
I am a 64 years old female who had mitral valve replacement as well as a pacemaker surgery in March 2016. Most days I am depressed and anxious about dying and getting a heart valve infection. I used to be depressed before the surgery as well as anxious but it has worsen. I feel listless. I had been ...
Posted 3 May 2016 by • 0 answers
Let's be realistic, you can't ingest rat poison on a daily basis and not suffer some kind of consequence. Anybody know of any studies, website, resources where I might find this? I have been taking warfarin for more than 25 years, starting in childhood at the age of 8. Any help would be ...
Prosthetic Heart Valves - Mechanical Valves - Had pulmonary valve replaced in Dec 2014. Already have
Posted 23 Feb 2016 by • 0 answers
... fair amount of calcification, moderate regurgitation and stenosis. I don't know what they will do, don't see Cardio for 3 weeks. Has anyone had this happen and what was the outcome
Posted 16 Nov 2015 by • 2 answers
I am taking Plavix for one week post Aortic valve replacement. Impact of bad dream makes me get up rather than continuing to sleep.
Posted 27 Oct 2015 by • 0 answers
had sternotomy and TAVR 1 year ago and just diagnosed with lung cancer
Posted 21 Apr 2015 by • 1 answer
My sister takes warfarin due heart valve replacement. Her INRbis never stable. Yesterday it was 7.4 and her Dr. Advised her to stop taking it for 4days, is this safe?
Posted 23 Mar 2015 by • 1 answer
I am celiac and lactose-intolerant. I am having heart valve replacement soon and am recommended to have a mechanical replacement. This means I need to be on Warfarin or Coumadin for life. Are there any sources of Warfarin that are certified gluten and coumadin free?
Posted 12 Jun 2014 by • 2 answers
Posted 3 Apr 2015 by • 3 answers
Hi, my father (who is 65) NEEDS a mitral valve heart replacement (due to past complications with Endocarditis whilst already having a damaged mitral valve). He is getting more sick by the day but is putting off the operation as he is TERRIFIED about having it done. I know this is a big ask, but can ...
I have had 2 prosthetic heart valves ( mitral and aortic) since 1996, and have been on 500mg Tikosyn
Posted 3 Apr 2015 by • 2 answers
... twice daily for the past 6 years to limit my episodes of AFib. For me, it has been a successful drug. I just recently moved from the USA to Canada - only to discover, to my dismay, that Tikosyn is not available here. Apparently it is only licensed in the US - no other countries. Cardiologists ...
Prosthetic Heart Valves - Mechanical Valves - I never was told I would get this valve. The clickn is
Posted 17 Dec 2014 by • 4 answers
... making my depression extreme. I cant take it. April will be two years and the sound is worse. I now have odd heartbeats the dr never can see or hear. Im so scared can someone plz help me?
Posted 22 Dec 2012 by • 2 answers
She had an aortic valve replacement and a large aortic aneuysm grafted 2 months ago (at same time). looked up her meds and nothing stands out. any help would be appreciated.
I have rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia mitral valve replacement also anxiety. Is it safe to take?
Posted 2 Apr 2015 by • 1 answer
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