Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

148 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Why am I experiencing excessive shortness of breath and tiredness post a carotid subclavian bypass surgery?

had carotid subclavian bypass with stents placed in carotid artery from the groin all the way up to my clavicle due to an extensive aorta rescission almost 18 inches long . Since the end of the surgery I ve been unable to talk and have the feeling that I need to cough but am not able to. I m also experiencing excessive shortness of breath when trying to walk and a non characteristic tiredness even when sitting. Surgery was a month ago.
Wed, 5 Jun 2019
Report Abuse
For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

Please could you help. My father is a very young 80 years. He had a double by-pass +- 12 years ago. The last 2weeks he has been complaining about feeling very tired, short of breath and having a feeling of a hollow chest. he has been using Uroxatral 10mg one a day for many years. He is also using Verapamil 240mg 1table in the morning everyday. Could this be the problem? What can I advise him to do. As I do not have any money for a doctor at present. Many thanks

doctor1 MD

Why do I feel dizzy all the time? I am a 20 year old male, I weigh 127, and I am 5 7. I ve been feeling dizzy, and tired.sometimes I have shortness of breath, and my chest kind of hurts. I freak out when I feel this way, and my heart starts beating really fast, and it feels like i m going to pass out. I went to the hospital 3 weeks ago, and they said my heart was fine from what the ekg said, but I still feel this way...is it just anxiety?

doctor1 MD

My husband is heart patient went twice heart by-pass surgery My husband is a heart patient & twice operated by-pass surgery & in oct got 2 stents in main art.now a days he is feeling sleepy all the time & lost interest in all the activities . What to do?