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Question about my new ICD


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    In December I underwent a septal myectomy and a dual-chamber ICD/Pacemaker implant at CC replacing the older one which was a single-chamber. Somehow I always can feel the new one is there which was not the case with the old one. Also, when I touch that area, I feel it's too close to the skin (where I can feel the wires also). Is it normal to feel that way? Please advise.
    First symptom of SOB and angina in October of 1997.
    Diagnosed with HCM in December of 1997.
    Been on Metoprolol almost always since then.
    SCA on October 10, 2012.
    Was in ICU for 9 days at St. David's Hospital in downtown Austin.
    Underwent ICD implantation on October 17, 2012 by Dr. Shane Bailey.
    Underwent Septal Myectomy and Mitral Valve repair on December 11, 2014 by Dr. Smedira
    Underwent ICD/Pacemaker upgrade on December 16, 2014 by Dr. Mayuga.

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