Warm sensation

  • by May13
  • 2019-05-29 22:21:11
  • ICDs
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  • 4 comments

I had an ICD placed two weeks ago.  Is it normal for it to sometimes feel warm?


4 Comments

Feeling warm

by Jimmy Dinfla - 2019-05-29 22:25:48

I have an ICD and have not experienced warmth from it.  Recommend talking to your doctor when you do your follow up visit.

Feeling warm?

by AgentX86 - 2019-05-29 22:42:48

Does it feel warm to the touch (i.e. it's warm to your hand when you touch it)? Or, do you have a warm sensation where the PM is implanted?

If #1, it may be infected and should be looked at.  How does it look?  If #2, he warm sensation (not real) may just be part of the healing.

There is no way that the PM is self heating.  The battery wouldn't last a day if it was dissipating enough heat to feel.

Sometimes....

by BOBTHOM - 2019-05-29 23:32:56

Mine will sometimes get warm when they do the download.  They didn't believe me until I had them touch it right after.  They believed me then, of course since that time the next nurse doesn't believe again..  Whatchagonnado.

Mine does

by Uelrindru - 2019-05-30 07:06:56

Mine gets warm every once in awhile for like five minutes and then goes away. my guess is its syncing or uploading data. When I told my EP about it she didnt seem concerned at all. Do bring it up with your EP though especially when you are healing.

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