I am sorry that we are meeting under these circumstances, but I want you to know that things will be ok. I was diagnosed with a bad AV last fall at the age of 32 and had my replacement surgery last December. We found out about my condition 3 weeks after we found out that my wife was...
It's more of an ache on the bone, not consistent just randomly. If it continues I'll get it checked out. I have been lifting more weights the past few weeks, so maybe it's exercise related.
I agree it is annoying, I heard that a lot. The nurses on my floor after ICU play a game of who gets the youngest patient, and being 32 at the time, I definitely made one nurse a winner. She was telling me this as if I should have been happy about the fact I was the youngest patient on the...
Has anyone had their wires removed? If so how is the procedure done? I have a CT scan next week to see if their are any problems with mine. I had my surgery 5 months ago and the top of my incision has an MSSA staph infection that has been very stubborn to say the least.
From an insurance standpoint having your surgery in Jan or earlier in the year would be ideal. I had mine in December and hit my deductible and max out-of-pocket only for it to be reset 3 weeks later. Everyone's insurance is different so take it with a grain of salt.
Hi Karla I have the thud too. I can hear/feel it when I take a deep breathe or hold my breathe. Mine has seemed to get quieter or maybe I just don't notice it anymore.
Let me know if you find out exactly what it is. I have twice forgotten to ask my cardio...