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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

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Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi
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Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi

General & Family Physician

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Dr. Suresh Heijebu
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Dr. Suresh Heijebu

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Dr. Vaishalee Punj

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Dr.Raju

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Dr. Kiran Kumar

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Dr. Arun Prasad
MD
Dr. Arun Prasad

General Surgeon

Exp 35 years

Heart valve replacement and swelling of face

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Dr. Lilit Baghdasaryan MD

Hello, my 78 years old grandmother is in a hospital in Seoul, South Korea. She had her heart valve replaced with a pig's, around 15 years ago, and needs to replace it again. The doctors are suggesting... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Lilit Baghdasaryan ( Cardiologist)
Dr. Prasanna Heijebu MD

Hello ... My mother is a XXXXXXX age 86... Had open pig valve replacement of main Aorta 5 years ago. Has since been plagued with depression and anxiety. She has been taking Remeron..?? For sleep ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prasanna Heijebu ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.     Bhanu Partap MD

I had open heart surgery ten weeks ago for a valve replacement . I am still in a lot of pain and most times I feel like my steel wiring is going to rip out of my chest. Extremely painful. Since my ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bhanu Partap ( Cardiologist)
Dr. Grzegorz Stanko MD

Is it alright to partake in a small amount of marijuana after my heart valve replacement July 19th? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Grzegorz Stanko ( General Surgeon)
Dr.   Anshul Varshney MD

I am reading up on PRO-Time testing for my wife. She had a heart valve replaced several years ago and is on Warfarin . She is suppose to maintain a protime reading of 30 as per her heart doctor.... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Anshul Varshney ( Internal Medicine Specialist)

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Can you survive undergoing three open heart valve replacement surgeries ... View answer

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What questions should we ask when my mom goes to talk the surgeon about getting a heart valve replacement ? If this is too much to read skip to the bottom my question is there. But the following story ... View answer

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Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

I had heart failure Jan.2016, had aorta valve replaced, was doing well, in April of this year my legs started to swell (never had swollen legs-well maybe when pregnant) but I m 83 yrs old. My... View answer

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

swelling and burning around my knee for a year now and the MRI showed fluid. can these symptoms all be from the MVR if its only in mild stages. I was diagnosed with a heart murmur at age 12. I am 48 now. ... View answer

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

Hi, my dad just turned 68. He has previous heart issues- had open heart surgery quite a few years back, had a pace maker put in and had his heart valve replaced two or three years ago.... View answer

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

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

No need to worry much. It will hear life long. It is due to new valve. If it is not heard then it will be a problem. Please hit thanks if you like my answer.

Dr. Paparaja S MD

Hi..you need to consult your doctor...and get a review check...good luck...

Dr. Ilir Sharka MD

Hello! I recommend you to be careful at least some months after surgery. I advice you to avoid those kind of pleasure. Greetings!