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Had aortic valve replaced, with pig's valve. Will the numbness and burning sensation leave?

4 weeks ago had an aortic valve replaced, with a pig s valve. Recovering well but experiencing numbness in my little fingers on both hands , mostly the left and also sometimes a burning sensation on the inside of the forearm . incision healing very well, but don t know what to do for this problem and if it will go away or not after I heal completely?
Asked On : Sat, 5 May 2012
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Hi numbness caused after changing valve will subside by its own.if no response within 10 days indicates there would have been compression of any nerve during replacement.cut open it and see for it and replace it again.use of neurokind plus and gabapentine would cure the condition
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