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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-08-2003, 06:40 AM
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My mom has a heart problem

She has been having a ton of problems with anemia because she's been bleeding for months from uterine fibroids. Now they are giving her lupron to try to slow the bleeding. Yesterday they discovered a blockage in her heart so she can't have a hysterectomy. Now it looks like she will be having heart surgery before they can do the hysterectomy. Or angioplasty. She had a blood transfusion last week and it hasn't helped a thing. She is only 53 years old. We have fought a LOT and has a lot of problems, but I am very worried about her. She has to go to a specialty hospital before we know the extent of the heart condition, but I'm very concerned about her going through surgery like this.
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Gosh I'm sorry...very stressful for your family. I'm wishing the best that she comes thru the surgery with flying colors!
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I am sorry to hear this. I will say a prayer for her. (really)
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How is your mothers eatting habits? Has the doctors prescribed a diet for her? Check into that too until she can get the surgeries she needs. Get her to eat tofuClick here to enlarge

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Thinking of you. It is scary when a parent is sick,
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