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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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Prosthetic Heart Valves - Mechanical Valves - I heard a report from a cardiologist on either Fox?

Posted 29 Oct 2017 by frankp105 1 answer

... News or CNN about the risks of taking an oral Potassium pill if you have an artificial heart valve because they may not dissolve completely and therefore sticks to the valve causing problems. Niacin is better. I can not find any further information. Can you please clarify this? This was either ...

Prosthetic Heart Valves - Mechanical Valves - I had a aortic St. Jude mechanical valve put in on?

Posted 10 Apr 2017 by coffee bean 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

Cialis - After heart surgery?

Posted 20 Jan 2017 by flyflinger 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.

Has anyone with heart failure used Prozac successfully for anxiety and depression?

Posted 3 Dec 2016 by I am unhappy 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 ...

I am curious about the long term affects of warfarin. Natural Alternatives?

Posted 3 May 2016 by anahmarie 1 answer

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 Rhonda1412 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

Is disturbing repetitive dreams caused by Plavix?

Posted 16 Nov 2015 by hysab 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.

Is it safe to stop taking warfarin?

Posted 21 Apr 2015 by CariCannon 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?

Can you get chemotherapy if you have aortic valve replacement?

Posted 27 Oct 2015 by meme63 0 answers

had sternotomy and TAVR 1 year ago and just diagnosed with lung cancer

Surgery - after heart surgery mom has no appetite, is nauseated every day. any suggestions?

Posted 22 Dec 2012 by mbsinclair 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.

Can I take Flagyl while on Coumadin?

Posted 12 Jun 2014 by Susie14 2 answers

Is there any source for a lactose-free gluten-free warfarin or coumadin?

Posted 23 Mar 2015 by Gracie62 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?

Prosthetic heart valve replacement surgery advice please?

Posted 3 Apr 2015 by Delila 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 ...

Prosthetic Heart Valves - Mechanical Valves - I never was told I would get this valve. The clickn is

Posted 17 Dec 2014 by ineedsilence 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?

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