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How do doctors replace your pacemaker battery when it has run out

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What to expect when my mother's pacemaker battery runs out?

I'd like to know what to expect when my mother's pacemaker battery runs out. She does not want ... not wanting to get the battery replaced and I am the one who will be taking care of her through this process ...
 

How many pacemakers can a person have in a lifetime?

How many pacemakers can a person have in a lifetime? I am inquiring about this for my dad who is 73 ... supposed to throw up his hands and die after this pacemaker has run its life or can he have a third ...
 

Is it normal to have pain with a pacemaker?

I have had a pacemaker for about 22 years and I have had a new battery put in in August. I have nver had any pain associated with the device until now. The pain is right over where the device ...
 

Smoked marijuana, pacemaker since 6 years old. blacked out, stomach ache, shivering. THC affect heart?

of fitness and she has had a pacemaker since she was 6 years old. she does not have to take any medication for her pacemaker, and she has never had complications with it. she got it put in because the doctors ...
 

What is the reason not to have pacemaker?

My doctor told me I needed a pace maker and said that she would arrange for me to see a cardiologist later that day. In the evening she called to say that I should not have a pace maker but to stop ...
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How do doctors replace your pacemaker battery when it has run out ?

How do doctors replace your pacemaker battery when it has run out? What happens? ...
 

Is pacemaker with defibrillator better than original pacemaker?

for her to have a pacemaker with a defibrillator or just replace the original pacemaker. Thanks ...How long does an angiogram take? My mother just had a small heart attack and is in hospital. She ...
 

Why is there tenderness at the spot where the pacemaker was put ?

how long until you feel back to normal after having a pacemaker put in? I had a pacemaker put in 7 ... at the spot where the pacemaker was put in, how long will that last? Also the long incision from the heart ...
 

3rd pacemaker for a 78 yrs old man

Hi my grandad went for a check at his local hospital the other day they said his battery was low and had about 3 months left on it, It is his 2nd pacemaker what i was wondering was when he went ...
 

Will it cause pain if the pacemaker battery is not replaced?

My father is 82..has dementia...his pacemaker battery is in red..I believe we are gonna replace it..Although, according to my fathers wishes, not sure if we should replace..if we don t, will he be in pain or discomfort ...
 

Does pacemaker s battery life is 3 months?

I had my pacemaker check yesterday. It s being checked monthly now because the battery life is low. I was told that the battery life is 3 months by the technician. Does this mean 3 months ...
 

What changes will happen after installing pacemaker?

I am having a pacemaker/defibbulator being installed in one week! Not so sure about this when I ... of life changes will go along with this and what kind of activities can you usually do and how often do ...
 

Have pacemaker. Trouble breathing at night. Reason?

My brother in law is 92 years old he has had 2 pacemaker done he has had the second one in for about 3 or 4 years he is complaining about when he goes to bed at night he is having trouble breathing ...
 

Tingling and numbness around the pacemaker, side of breast, fatigue, have eythema nodusa on leg. Have not replaced the pacemaker. Cause?

Hi, My mother had a pacemaker put in nearly in 1998 and since then another. In June she had it checked and the doctor told her to come back in September (as it is near the time to have it replace ...
 

Has pacemaker, feel tight in arm, difficult to close hand. Ultrasound, x-ray is normal. Problems with pacemaker?

to do about it! In fact, the cardiologist was quite rude when we asked questions. His response was, how ..., around his pacemaker and around one of the wires near his arm....the arm that is swelled. When he went ...
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Can a pacemaker help Afib?
Welcome to Health Care Magic No… Rarely / Only after ablation of the communication between the atria and ventricles (upper & lower chambers) There are better options / ask your treating doctor Wishing well
 
Had to get pacemaker.....is it still ok to go to tanning bed?
Tanning beds are considered safe when a pacemaker is in place.
 
when is angioplasty/pacemaker suggested to a cardio patient?
IN CASE OF LOW HEART RATE
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