PFO Repair 9/29/09

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Date Joined Oct 2009
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   Posted 10/17/2009 11:10 AM (GMT -6)   
I had a PFO repair done 9/29/09 and have not had a migraine headache since, my blood pressure is now low instead of high!  I know it is only 3 weeks out of surgery but I have painful lymph nodes under my arms and in my groin-inside thigh area.  Is this normal?  I hate to call the surgeon and sound like a fruit-cake.  I am extremely tired by evening, no energy.

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Date Joined Apr 2007
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   Posted 10/17/2009 10:02 PM (GMT -6)   
First of all congratulations on having your surgery behind you now.

I think it would be wise as well as being your own best advocate in contacting your surgeon re your concerns. You will not sound like a fruit-cake. :)

I would mention your fatigue too as long as you are talking to him.

Each person's recovery time will depend on their health level prior to the surgical procedure. I think at 3 weeks out it is ok to feel wore out by evening.

Take care and again good to know your on the mends.

Gentle Hugs

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