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  1. deano89

    mitral valve repair and dental work

    got a letter back today from my cardio so i can now hopefully avoid anymore awkward dentists refusing to prescribe antibiotics under NICE guidelines :-) also cardio sent copy to my GP
  2. deano89

    mitral valve repair and dental work

    got a letter back today from my cardio so i can now hopefully avoid anymore awkward dentists refusing to prescribe antibiotics under NICE guidelines :-) also cardio sent copy to my GP
  3. deano89

    Endocarditis

    thanks for that wondered why still couldnt message .....once all deleted was good to go again lol
  4. deano89

    Endocarditis

    hi Londonandy just emptied message box only about 8 in there try again if not will post an email here if thats ok with mods
  5. deano89

    Endocarditis

    thanks for the offer not sure how it works probably wouldnt be a problem as i have seen places like america ! who sell and ship to uk , but the ip address appears linked to india when you look deeper so could be fake or possibly not up to standad , wrote to my last cardio a week ago still...
  6. deano89

    Endocarditis

    after this last encounter of my tooth/root extraction of two days !! ,if i could find genuine online antibiotics i would purchase in a heart beat , i have been looking but hard to tell whos who, just hoping my old cardio responds ,
  7. deano89

    mitral valve repair and dental work

    will have to ask my doctor out right only ever really asked his advice on the subject of NICE etc always treated it as the dentist thats responsible so never considered asking doctor, hopefully get a response from cardio soon , i always thought the Dentist should just do it but for some resaon...
  8. deano89

    Endocarditis

    only thing i can say but would imagine this should already of been advised by your cardio ,make sure you get antibiotic cover for dental work involving the gum line , think the rest is difficut to say as i understand its flu like sysmptoms if in doubt check it out , would rather be wrong than...
  9. deano89

    MItral Valve Repair

    before my repair which i have now had 9 years ago , i was shown round papworth by a guy who had a repair 30 years ago and still going strong , yet i was opposite a guy who had only 5 years out of his repair and he just had a mechanical put in , so it does seem it depends on what caused the...
  10. deano89

    mitral valve repair and dental work

    did speak to doctor about the situation and he just said they should be prescribing and that they should be more worried about being sued than issuing a prescription there guidelines and its absolutely clear i should have them , will see how it goes with cardio letter then see my GP and ask...
  11. deano89

    mitral valve repair and dental work

    pellicle thanks , thats an interesting read , NICE does seem to be LAW in UK dentists head all having there own interpretation and ignoring me as a high risk patient ! , ignoring the facts that high risk patients should have cover , even at my Dentist who does prescribe and understands the...
  12. deano89

    mitral valve repair and dental work

    thats what i was told anything around the gum line is the problem even brushing teeth can cause a problem , when i said to this dentist i want antibiotic cover he looked and responded like i was asking him to give me illegal drugs ....im really pi**ed off with it , they would put me at risk...
  13. deano89

    mitral valve repair and dental work

    thanks for the replies , i believe cardios now give a letter ,but that was long after i was discharged to community care by local doctor ,his view was they should be more worried about being sued , not sure if the cardio is still at my hospital but will write as she did make it clear i was to...
  14. deano89

    Anxious About Mitral Valve Replacement.

    i was absolutely beside myself with worry all sorts of thoughts going through my head, i had never had any sort of op and here i was facing OHS , mitral valve repair , in my experience the thoughts are much worse than the reality , once i hit Papworth hospital a calmness took over ,the morning...
  15. deano89

    mitral valve repair and dental work

    hello again long time away , 9 years ago had a mitral valve repair with st jude ring , i was told by cardiologist to have antibiotics 3g amoxicillin before dental treatment , my main dentist at present says its my choice but she couldnt treat me for an emergency extraction for infected tooth...
  16. deano89

    5 years today mitral valve repair

    this time 22nd oct ,5 years ago at age 46 i was on the table having my mitral valve repair being done ,touch wood still feeling good , still weight training and now taken up cycling in the last 18months , even though i have never smoked hardly ever drink , have exercised my whole life i am now...
  17. deano89

    back again 4 year anniversary

    only just remembered .....i forgot my valve anniversary so busy doing my sons flat up that it completely slipped by ,only 4 days and 4 years ago i was having surgery ..... 4 years is it really that long ago cant believe it :-) thanks again to this forum for the support through one...
  18. deano89

    45 years

    Wow 45 years thats brilliant hope you have many more
  19. deano89

    7 years on Oct. 11, 2012

    congrats and hope there are many more ,you have given so much support to me and many others thanks
  20. deano89

    7th re-birthday

    congrats hope there are many more , good to be able to follow another mitral valve repair
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