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Is swelling of hands normal after a bypass surgery ?

my father s bypass surgery successful on 26/03/11. But both hand swelling is there. artery is taken from left hand. What is reason behind it,? Is it normal occurrence?
Asked On : Wed, 30 Mar 2011
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Swelling of limbs in a heart patient should be considered serious and get evaluated.This could be edema due to poor functioning of heart pump.
The signs of poor functioning of heart can be breathlessness , breathlessness on walking , chest pain , cough ,& / or swelling of limbs , dizziness .
I hope you have taken measure to see the doctor and get a water pill prescribed if needed.
Hope this information is useful to you and others.
Wish your father good health.
Take care
Answered: Sat, 9 Jul 2011
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