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Pacemaker Incision Site

Pacemaker Incision Site

I have a Pacemaker for A Fib put in on 10/08/19. It is still sore , and turning darker, plus the skin around it feels very rough.

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

Don't worry, it clears up quickly. Do not reach above your head until the stitches heal.

posted 9 months ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

i got mine icd put in 2012 battery still going it save me 2 times my heart rate went too fast 170bp let me tell you not a good feeling went you get shock from your device but im still kicking thank god......aloha takecare............

posted 6 months ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

Hi After Having My ICD Fitted I Gently Washed around the wound with Baby Shampoo sure helps.

posted 9 months ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

I'm on my second pacemaker/defibulator. The site where the drs. placed is always sore. It healed nicely but just uncomfortable. I watch what I wear so the clothing doesn't rub against it. Also I can't lay face down without problems. I have to sleep on my back. I've gotten used to it over the years.

posted 6 months ago
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