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Low BP after Bypass surgery
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Low BP after Bypass surgery


  Sir my father suffers from low BP after bypass surgery. He was a regular smoker and drinker before the surgery. he is still in the ICU. Costs are escalating. Doctors cannot come up with an explanation. Any suggestions will be welcome please help
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Dear Aditya
There are several causes of low blood pressure in the ICU. He could have a weak heart. He could also have a fluid accumulation around the heart. He could be dehydrated. He could have a serious infection in his blood. As you can see, there are several possibilities, which are potentially serious.
I hope this is useful. Feel free to write back with further questions. Good luck.
Information provided here is of a general nature. Specific diagnoses and treatments can only be made by your doctor. If you would like to be seen at the Cleveland Clinic, please call 1-800-CCF-CARE for an appointment with a cardiologist at Desk F15.




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