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Friday, July 17, 2009 sherry, Community Member, asks

Q: Post SVT catheter ablation symptoms

Post SVT catheter ablation. I had my surgery 3 weeks ago and started feeling pain on my right thigh 3 to four days after my surgery. My doctor said that it might be my femoral nerve that got irritated from the surgery and it will go away in a month or two. I still feel the pain when I walk and sometimes sit down and also feel heaviness on my right leg, but I don't see no swelling or hematomas on my right leg. Can someone please tell me how long will it take for my leg to heal completely? Also, a week ago, I started getting rapid heart beats again. From 125, 115 to 107. Is this another issue that I have to be concern? Please help.

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Lisa Nelson, Health Pro
7/21/09 12:56pm

Hi Sherry,

 

I'm not able to address your question regarding the pain you continue to feel, but did want to provide a link to information on heart palpitations.  It is something to be concerned about and I recommend discussing with your physician.

 

http://www.healthcentral.com/heart-disease/c/45112/60653/questions-dr

 

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

Be Heart Healthy and Lose Weight

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By sherry, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/26/10, First Published: 07/17/09