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hello sir
i m 54 year old,had just bypass surgery 1 week ago from india, i was alright when got disacharged from the hospital, but now i have trouble sleeping and vomit as i eat anything.. can u please tell me what should i do..because i know u get trouble sleeping..but they i cant eat anything as well....

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replied May 5th, 2010
Heart Disease and Heart Attack Answer A11736
Hi, welcome to the ehealth forum and I am glad to help you.
You seem concerned by the difficulty in sleeping as well as episodes of vomiting on trying to eat anything one week after CABG surgery.
Healing of the breastbone takes about six weeks and is the primary limitation in recovering from CABG surgery. The pain that emanates from there is the major factor disturbing sleep and the pain killers that are used to get rid of the pain may cause gastritis which might be leading to vomiting on eating in your case.
You must consult your surgeon to ascertain the real cause of your problem and he may like to change to painkillers which have the least chance of causing gastritis or he may provide additional drugs to cover for gastritis and make you comfortable.
Hope this helps. Take care.
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