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What symptoms should worry me after the pacemaker implantation?

Some symptoms are absolutely normal after this type of intervention. Others might announce the onset of complications.

The following symptoms experienced after pacemaker implantation should be reported to your doctor:

  • pain or swelling in the pacemaker location
  • swelling of the arm on the side where the pacemaker was implanted
  • fever
  • pain in the chest
  • dizziness
  • shortness of breath
  • weakness for a prolonged period

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