Topic Area: Pacemaker
I would appreciate it very much if someone would explain to me Pacemaker Syndrome. I have had a pacemaker for 3 months. Not feeling good.
Dear Karen, thank you for your question. Pacemaker syndrome can refer to many different situations including new fast rhythm disturbances that are initiated by the pacemaker, problems with the leads and generators, and possibly irritation/infection at the pacemaker implantation site. If you haven't had your regular pacemaker check via the telephone since your implantation, I suggest that you speak with the office that is following you for the pacemaker and that you insist on an appointment to determine what is going on. I can't determine the cause of your symptoms in this forum, but I'm sure that the cardiologist who is following you will be able to figure out what is going on.
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