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    Vertigo, Visual Disturbances and 'wobbly' feeling

    UPDATE: CT Scan came back totally normal - I don't know if that totally rules out anything from my valve being involved? Hoping my cardiologist calls back tomorrow with his input.
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    Vertigo, Visual Disturbances and 'wobbly' feeling

    Hey RAS, thank you so much for this. I just had my CT today. Called my cardiologist afterwards and asked him to move my echo up. Surprisingly i haven't had one since my surgery in November. I'm going to push for the echo's and a TEE if i can. Even if it's not a life threatening situation, the...
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    Vertigo, Visual Disturbances and 'wobbly' feeling

    Thank you for responding! I've started to see the other posts! Its crazy how many people talk about this.
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    Vertigo, Visual Disturbances and 'wobbly' feeling

    Thanks Sheena! Im going to call cardiologist and see what they say about aspirin today.
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    Vertigo, Visual Disturbances and 'wobbly' feeling

    Hey! Thanks glad you found this! I'll have my CT scan today at noon and hopefully have results by tomorrow. From what I've seen above, aspirin might be a good thing to add to my regime. I'm going to call my cardiologist today and see what they think. I remember right after surgery my surgeon...
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    Vertigo, Visual Disturbances and 'wobbly' feeling

    thank you Thank you so much Jill!! I'm hopeful it's just an adjustment period. It makes since, they really put your body through hell.
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    Vertigo, Visual Disturbances and 'wobbly' feeling

    Hi! This might be a long shot but hoping maybe someone else has had experience with whatever is going on with me lately. I had my Mechanical Valve Replacement in Nov 2019. In Feb 2020, while I was sick with the flu, i started getting these weird zig zags in my vision and occasionally my vision...
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    Left Ventricle Remodeling after AVR

    Thank you!! Appreciate the quick reply.
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    Left Ventricle Remodeling after AVR

    Hello everyone! I just completed my second open heart surgery last week. My first surgery was a valve repair, this surgery was an aortic valve replacement (mechanical). One thing I can’t seem to get out of my head was that after the surgery, the surgeon told my mom everything went well but that...
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    Life after Mechanical Valve --- 31 years old

    :) Ok so I'm hearing that two meters is a bit much. Thank you all, I'll read up on them and ask my doc for recommendations.
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    Life after Mechanical Valve --- 31 years old

    Thank you so much for writing all this! I'm going to start looking the ones you listed up and see what they're all about. I'm a bit OCD so I'm thinking i may try to get two different ones and work with averages.
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    Life after Mechanical Valve --- 31 years old

    Thank you all so much for your replies! Really helped ease a lot of my concerns.
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    Life after Mechanical Valve --- 31 years old

    My previous surgery was an aortic repair, not a replacement. This will be my first mechanical valve.
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    Life after Mechanical Valve --- 31 years old

    thank you so much!
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    Life after Mechanical Valve --- 31 years old

    Hi Everyone, About 2 years ago I had an aortic valve REPAIR that unfortunately hasn't held up well. In the next few months I'll be going in for a valve replacement. I have my 'heart' set on a mechanical valve. A couple questions i think i know the answers to, but Id love to hear more personal...
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