My husband is 59 years old he went in for a triple bypass when they opened him up they found a major leak in the mitral valve that they repaired, he was recovering in the ICU everything seemed to be going well. The second day his breathing became erratic . Almost like a pant. They put him back on the ventilator, now he is sedated and has been for 5 days. His heart rate was so fast on day 4 they had to give him meds to slow it down. It's under control now but he is 100% paced . On day 3 he started getting dark purple or black on his fingertips and toes. I am so scared and I feel so ignorant. I was trying to educate myself through the Internet and quickly figured out that was a bad idea, to much information, to many variables. I figured the best way to learn more is by people who've been through similar experience . Please give me your story's this roller coaster I'm on is taking its toll on me
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