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Pacemaker implanted due to sick sinus syndrome - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hello
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I had a pacemaker implanted 7 weeks ago and am now getting sharp pains just in my heart the last couple days.
User :   they aren't constant and seem to be random.
Doctor :   proceed with your queries
User :   could the lead have moved further in?
Doctor :   sure we will help you in this regard
Doctor :   y was the pace maker implanted?
User :   Sick Sinus Syndrome
User :   heart rate went to 12 bpm while sleeping.
Doctor :   k
User :   I also go into a-fib at least a few minutes each day.
User :   btw, I am 34 years old
Doctor :   soon after the implantation u had pains starting
User :   no, not until a couple days ago.
Doctor :   k
User :   so about 6 1/2 weeks after implantation
Doctor :   did you get ecg or echo done recently
User :   last ecg qas about 3 weeks ago
User :   haven't had an echo done in a long time.
User :   was, not qas
Doctor :   i need you to get an ecg done
Doctor :   since the chest pain is always a worry some in case of implantation

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