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Have any of you had open heart surgery ?

I did 3 weeks ago. 4 bypass surgery . My pain and issues after the surgery were not as bad as I thought they would be. Can you tell me what challenges you faced after wards?
Mon, 14 Dec 2009
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I had open heart at eight months. I had a post-traumatic stress and I was extremely distrustful of anyone new. I was even afraid of my grandmother and aunt. Once, my mom took us to Magic Mountain as a surprise to please us. There was a guy in a SpongeBob costume and once I saw him, I screamed and cried and wailed. I didn't know the good people from those who would take me away and hurt me or stick me with a needle (give me a shot). I am sorry you had to do it. It sucks, doesn't it? I am going to have another in a couple years. Maybe they can manage a catheter. I got one from my leg to my heart just this last October.
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