Bruising / shortness of breath

Hello,

Very new to all of this just had surgery on the 21st.  Biotronik put in and I am type 2 diabetic.  I have really bad bruising on underside of left arm and left side is this normal?  I also get short of breath when I go from room to room.  Am I expecting to much to soon?  I am 85.


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bruising

by vandyike - 2020-08-01 22:09:39

Had my surgery 7/8. Severe bruising arm,back and chest. Still some left. Also being short of breath . I'm  89 so age could be a factor. It will eventually get a little better.

Bruising/ shortness of breath

by Aberdeen - 2020-08-02 05:13:10

I had my CRT pacemaker implanted in May. I had a huge navy bruise on my left side and some bruising above. It gradually disappeared. I am 64. I would ask about your shortness of breath.

Thank you

by Mom721 - 2020-08-02 14:13:47

Thank you I feel better about the bruising will check with Dr about breathing,

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In fact after the final "tweaks" of my pacemaker programming at the one year check up it is working so well that I forget I have it.