Hi everyone hope everyone is healthy and safe.
I have a question am I more at risk of Coronavirus with my mechanical valves and bypass, any comments gratefully accepted after recovery from ohs 1 repair 2 valves replacement with mechanical and bypass which was big surgery, I am anxious of getting virus as I am worried I may not be able to fight it .
Any thoughts at all
Today is 1 year since my two mechanical valves were put in and other two repaired and bypass.
What a journey I have been on like you all , I am so happy to be here now not 1 year ago when I was so scared but thanks to all of you who gave me comfort and tips , I got through it all.
I wished my valves happy birthday this morning maybe I have lost the plot but I think most of you will understand . Love and good wishes to all .
Hi to everyone went to my cardiologist yesterday to get results of all my tests and he gave me great news every thing was great and blood pressure perfect couldn’t fault me and doesn’t want to see me for twelve months, so after my aortic and mitral valves replaced with mechanical and tricuspid repair and bypass, I am all good who would of thought on warfin for rest of life .I wish everyone a happy day stay strong I know how terrified I was before surgery then from reading posts and information from this site I came accept and understand more I didn’t feel such a little fish in a big sea even here in Australia I felt supported so Thank you one and all especially Adam for creating site .
Hi finally had my heart back in rhythm today in hospital, it took the three try’s allowed but I am back to normal so happy I feel I can move forward now being tired and still a bit breathless will be gone , fingers crossed it stays in .
Hi hope everyone is getting better every day ,
I have a question with two mechanical valves and
On warfin someone said today I would need injection before flying? Is this right as I have booked special holiday as a thank you to my wonderful husband who was my carer any one help or do I need to go to doctor again 😱.
Any one help three months since surgery two valves replaced with mechanical and one repaired and bypass big surgery I am recovering well waiting to have shock to get heart back in rhythm what is giving me most grief is throat not sore at all but constantly clearing it if I breathe in to hard something catches and feels like it covers my throat and I almost lose my voice can’t talk much at all I know something must of happened from tube that was down for 24 hours please has had this and is there anything I can do it is getting me down .
Hi 7 weeks on now from my aortic and miatral valves replaced with mechanical third valve repaired had bypass as well they have said beause it was such big surgery it will take six months to fully recover any one think it might be less ,also want to know if any one has like frog in throat I had it before surgery constantly clearing throat then sunday when I did it it was like glass sticking in throat on right side doesn't hurt to swallow only if I try to clear my throat I am on warfin sorry for rambling on here in Australia but hoping some one has experienced some thing similiar.