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    Sepsis, possible endocarditis, two prosthetic valves, tricuspid annuloplasty and pacemaker

    Wow! That is quite the story. I’m sure you’ve had many echos done over the years since, and if the did not find a failure of any kind then I think you could be in the clear! Husband doing well in the meds and we go to Boston this week for another echo. I am praying the two valves...
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    Pimple next to scar?

    Not related to surgery. He is 14 years out from the second valve surgery.
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    Pimple next to scar?

    If it were me, I would have the doctor look at it. My husband (20 years post surgery) now has a bacterial infection. Long story. Absolutely NO symptoms till one morning felt poorly, by early evening, temp of 104.8 He is on his 5th week of IV antibiotics. Two. Do not take any chances...
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    Sepsis, possible endocarditis, two prosthetic valves, tricuspid annuloplasty and pacemaker

    Thank you both for your replies. He will be on IV antibiotics for a total of six weeks. Dr could not read the transesiphageal echo doe to the “equipment” in his heart. Two mechanicals. Tricuspid annuloplasty and pacemaker. Thanks t sounds like we simply have to wait. He was two weeks in...
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    Sepsis, possible endocarditis, two prosthetic valves, tricuspid annuloplasty and pacemaker

    The lead line pretty much says it all. My husband had valves replaced 20 years ago, and 13 years ago an annuloplasty ring was installed around his tricuspid valve. Sports a pacemaker. Rheumatic heart. Now has a bacterial infection and is on IV antibiotics. Would love to communicate with...
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