Aortic stenosis a pacemaker.
Sorry this is long...I went in with symptoms of heart problems and get diagnosised with bradycardia and murmur. I received a 2 lead pacemaker then 2 months later a 3 lead in 2012. I have had random symptoms a pacemaker checks, asked questions and now just had generator replaced 2021. My murmur has never been addressed. I find out at that time just pre surgery that the 2 lead had put me into congestive heart failure..the 3 lead took me out of CHF and that 1 year prior ago I was moderate to severe stenosis due to genetic bicuspid aortic valve. Post surgery in 2021 and another echo and I am in severe stenosis. Should I not have been followed up for murmur? The MD said the pacemaker hid my symptoms of stenosis. Is this common? Do cardiologist do any other stress test after pacemaker put in? I requested one a couple years back and cardiologist said It was unnecessary. Should they ever look at structure other than electrical? I am confused. Is this something I should have persued on my own? Do I need a different doctor? Turns out a lot of my symptoms were stenosis and not electrical and pacemaker forcing the heart to pump harder. I need advice or information please. Thank you.