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Loss of breath while sleeping.JUst had a-artery valve

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loss of breath while sleeping.JUst had a-artery valve replacement four wks ago
Submitted: 8 years ago.Category: Medical
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Doctor: Dr Su S, Doctor(MD) replied 8 years ago
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Hello,

Greetings,

Sorry for the illness.

Please let me know a little more about the symptoms so that I can try to answer your question better. Since how long this symptom has started? How frequent ? Any other symptom?

Regards.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
about two wks. after i got home from having a heart valve replacement surgery(a-artery valve)I have shortness of breath an night when I doze off I wake up ou8t of breath.
Doctor: Dr Su S, Doctor(MD) replied 8 years ago
Thank you for the input.

I shall try my best to explain the condition. I think you should take a review by doctor. Shortness of breath on lying down can be a sign of fluid accumulating in lungs on lying down. This can occur if the left ventricle is not functioning properly. Repeat EKG, Echo can be necessary.

Hope this information will help you.
Wish your healthy life.
Any query, please feel free to ask.
It will be my privilege to assist you.
Regards.
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