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    I have had 2 valve replacements within the past 3 years I just want to know if someone is having the same problems as me

    Yes I finished Cardiac Rehab in June. I just got the notice (ironically) in the mail today that they have been paid by insurance. They were great people and very attentive. They sent me to ER once but once there, ER just said you’re fine and sent me on my way
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    I have had 2 valve replacements within the past 3 years I just want to know if someone is having the same problems as me

    Thank you! I appreciate that. The first time it was easy and I felt amazing after 3-4 weeks but this time the wires and my left arm and at the site of my heart cath in my groin. I’ve been told it could take a year to feel better. As far as my breathing...well, let’s just say I feel as though I...
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    Second opinion?

    My dad wanted me to get a second opinion because he is a "praying man" and thought my heart would heal itself or go away. I think maybe that might be what your friends are hoping for.
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    Second opinion?

    I got a second opinion and ended up changing doctors. I ended up going to the Cleveland Clinic after my heart doctor just wanted to do a heart cath on me instead of open heart surgery. My original doctor made me go through all types of unnecessary tests, including a test to see if I had...
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    Tissue vs Mechanical

    I had a tissue valve 3 years ago because I didn't want to be tied to the Warfarin for the rest of my life. My body rejected the tissue valve and I had to have the valve replacement again and have to take Warfarin for the rest of my life anyway. I cannot give any advice other than it depends on...
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    Two mechanical valves and had a bad head injury

    I am sorry to hear about your wife. I wish her a speedy recovery.
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    I have had 2 valve replacements within the past 3 years I just want to know if someone is having the same problems as me

    Hello, I am Angie and I am 49. I had my first valve replacement 3 years ago with a tissue valve and my body rejected it. I got the mechanical valve in October 2019 and I am looking to see if anyone has had two valve replacements that can tell me if I should still be in this much pain after all...
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