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I had open heart surgery 2 years to replace a mitral valve, anyway my question is that I have shortness of breat that is worse then before my surgery in 2015 and I was wondering what would cause the shortness of breath?

By Anonymous August 29, 2017 - 9:10am
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I feel as though I just ran a marathon with very little walking and sometimes just standing.

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Hello Anon

Thank you for writing.

The first thought is that you may have another blockage.

There are many other reasons for shortness of breath:



Diabetes (Type 1 and Type 2)

Heart Attack

Kidney Failure


Occupational Asthma

Pulmonary Edema

Pulmonary Fibrosis

Pulmonary Hypertension

Anon, it sound like your shortness of breath is quite severe. Please see your doctor for further help.

August 29, 2017 - 2:53pm
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