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  • Had my S-ICD put in this morning

    I had my S-ICD put in around 10am. I was feeling fantastic until the numbness wore off. I haven't seen the incisions myself yet. The pain has became much worse now 12 hours after. Very thankful for my awesome doctors and nurses. Any recommendations would be appreciated.

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    Re: Had my S-ICD put in this morning

    I had my ICD implanted Tuesday morning. I am healing up nicely, had some blister type wounds (not sure if they were from the pressure dressing friction?). Pain pills every four hours is nice. Been taking it easy and resting plan to return to work Monday

    I'm ready for any advice as well from veteran ICD folks...

    Thanks
    Cardiologist Testing: Early September, 2014
    HCM COE Testing: Late September, 2014
    HOCM diagnosed by Dr Marcos Hazday
    AICD implanted: Oct 7th, 2014

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      Re: Had my S-ICD put in this morning

      Welcome to the Bionic club! Decoder rings and secret handshake instructions will be sent shortly.
      Marc
      Diagnosed @ 48
      Saw Dr. Michael Debakey @ age 5 - "He's fine, just a little noisy"
      Father to 3 boys 22, 25, 29 (all currently clear - pending genetics)
      AICD - Valentines Day '08, Spark Plug replaced 11/14
      After much research, I had a Myectomy @ Mayo for my 50th Birthday '08
      Quietly going insane . . .

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        Re: Had my S-ICD put in this morning

        Take it easy . Try and move rest and you will feel better soon
        Don't be a hero.
        It takes a few weeks .All of a sudden u will forget that u have an implant.

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