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Closing sternum after heart surgery

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Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta MD

How strong is the sternum after heart surgery. I am 16 years out of surgery. Can I withstand a wing chun punch to the sternum? What exercises can I do to strengthen the chest... View answer

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Dr.    Muhammad Ahmad MD

Hello. At first, I experienced terrible pains directly underneath my sternum . So I assumed it was my heart. Now, I am experiencing pain in my lower intestinal areas. It seems to only do ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Muhammad Ahmad ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil MD

Would I still be feeling Co2 pain this long after surgery? As well as the stomach cysts I have a cyst ... sternum The pain doesn t change on position but feels more worn and tense when moving... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Muhammad Sareer Khalil ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.   Sudhir MD

and always in same spot to left of sternum close to ribs just below pectoral area. Sharp pain sometimes ...I am a 41 year old male, 9 months post single vessel lima lad bypass surgery . I have... View answer

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Dr.     Bhanu Partap MD

i had heart by pass surgery on 21.july, 2017. i am recovering well . the wounds have all healed but i am having continuus pain in my sternum and sometimes the shoulders also. the pain gives me a sense ... View answer

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Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

I ve had 10 MI s and two open heart surgeries, and a hernia coming out from under my sternum and have had pain for yrs after my first surgery. and There s a golf ball bubble that pop s... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

Hi, my fiance has had open heart surgery in October of 2016 and since he s been home, he s had alot .../on the sternum part of his stomach, he has this weird sensation and pain... He describes it like... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Anders Mark Christensen MD

I went to the emergency dept of my local hospital with terrible pains after running several tests to rule heart issues I was told it was an inflammation of the sternum. I was given an injection of... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Anders Mark Christensen ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Thashli Thankachen MD

to communications my heart and body tell me. They don’t usually scream but they do communicate if I pay close ...Heart Questions for Webmd.com; 2/5/14; 11:45 p.m.      It feels like I have a slight... View answer

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Dr. Chobufo Ditah MD

I m 29 and had my pacemaker implant on 7/31/14. After shock issues from my PM and multiple pulmonary embolism I had another heart cath and ablation on 8/7. I ve been home for 2 weeks now, and have ... View answer

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Dr.  Aarti Abraham MD

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Dr. Rakhi Tayal MD

Hello. Thanks for writing to us. The pain in sternum can be a musculoskeletal pain. Take a mild pain killer and do a hot compress. I hope this information has been helpful for you. Regards, Dr. Rakhi Tayal....