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Will weather affect my mechanical aortic valve

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Aortic valve replaced with mechanical valve. Is smoking marijuana harmful ?

I recently had an open heart surgery, specifically I had my aortic valve replaced with a St. Judes mechanical valve and also had an ascending aortic anyeursym which the used a mesh to repair. Now my question ...
 

Are there any risks of getting tattooed post aortic valve replacement surgery?

I will be having open heart surgery to replace my aortic valve and a section of my aorta .I will opt for a mechanical valve due to it's longevity. I will need blood thinners for life.What,if any ...
 

Taking Warfarin for mechanical aortic valve. Is there any interaction between HCG Dr. Simeon diet and Warfarin?

is prescribed for a mechanical aortic valve . placed 18 yrs ago, I will be on the warfarin for life ...
 

Open heart surgery done to replace aortic valve. Experiencing sharp pain in chest. Any relief?

Three years ago I had open heart surgery to replace my aortic valve . I was 50. The mechanical valve is working great and didn't have any blockage. With that said here is my problem now. Just out ...
 

How long does artificial aortic valve work?

I have an artificial aotic vave which has a pannus formation on it. How long can I go without replacing the vavle.
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Due for aortic valve replacement. Does mechanical or tissue method affect the ability to have healthy children ?

hello I am a 21 year old male, very active and getting married in May 2014. I am having aortic valve replacement in a month and the big question is should I go mechanical or tissue. I had heard about ...
 

Can leakage around mechanical valve 9 yrs after aortic valve and root replacement cause insomnia?

Jan 2005 I had aortic valve and root replacement..Before surgery I was not experiencing any ... still exercise and can do so without any real side affects like short of breath..I get a yearly heart ...
 

Any suggestion for broken tooth with aortic valve replacement history?

hi i have had an aortic valve replacement (mechanical) in may 2012 and broke my tooth over the weekend, im worried because i have used a temporary filling from a supermarket, do i need antibiotics now ...
 

Congestion in throat, not able to breathe. Aortic valve replaced. Problem?

heart surgery 3 years ago. had a mechanical arotia value replacement. been feeling good since then. ...
 

Does travelling by flight or using cell phones effect a mechanical aortic valve

Is it true that when you get a Mechanical Aortic Valve you can t fly in airplanes because of the pressure? I also heard that you can t use a cell phone.....is the above true? ...
 

On medicines for mechanical aortic valve, intend to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro. Suggestions?

Hi, I will be climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro and I have heard I should take altitude sickness medication. I am on 7 mg of Warfarin and 81 mg of Aspirin due to a mechnical aortic valve. We intend to climb ...
 

Leak in mechanical aortic valve. Taken Echo. Go for valve replacement surgery?

My cardiologist just informed me that I have a small leak in my mechanical aortic valve. He said that an echo- I had last year showed the leak but that a recent echo- showed no change in the leak. He doesn ...
 

INR reading low. Taking warfarin for mechanical aortic valve. Will increasing dose help?

My INR reading was a bit low, am taking Warfin for a mechanical aortic heart valve. I usually stay between 2.0 and 3,0 but was recent reading was 1.5. Doctor wants me to increase dosage from 5 to 6 mg ...
 

Low grade fever after aortic valve replacement, on antibiotics still. Is it life threatening ?

Hello Dr.Raphael, My son got aeortic valve replacement on 01/21/2013.with ATS(MEDTRONIC)mechanical valve-24mm. After thesurgery ,he is suffering with low grade fever .We admitted him again in hospital ...
 

Can I continue coumadin for bruises on arms and legs after being on mechanical aortic valve?

hello. i currently take coumadin(15 years now) i have a mechanical aortic valve, i get my protime checked every 2 weeks and am usually on7 mg.i am 54 year old female. i bruise easy. and i woke up monday ...
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Palpitations, chest pains and tightness, short of breath and lightheadedness off and on for the last month. Bicuspid aortic valve and 3 regurgitating valves....
You need specialist opinion on this. Consult your cardiologist. More details need to be discussed.
 
A 15 year old and I have a Bicusbid Aortic Valve. What are our options for post-surgery, such as medical marijuana, benzodiazepines, opiates, and anything else?
Come on mate. These stuffs are not helpful. You may require surgery and then follow up
 
What relationship, if any, can vomiting have with an aortic valve beign lightly damage. 79 yrs old Woman w HBP and AR? Pls advice. Txs!
I do not belive there is any relationship between vomiting and aortic valve damage. In adults, three conditions are known to cause aortic stenosis.Progressive wear and tear of a bicuspid valve present since birth, Wear and tear of the aortic valve in the elderly. Scarring of the aortic valve due to rheumatic fever as a child. I suggest cardiac ultrasounds examination.
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