How Long Can You Have Sex After Myocardial Infarction Bypass Surgery?

Q: My boyfriend is 46, he used to be strong and healthy, two months ago, he had a heart attack, and the doctors gave him bypass. Now he’s recovering very well, he no longer looks like a patient. I was wondering when we can start to have sex again?

A: It’s good to know your boyfriend is recovering very well from myocardial infarction and the surgery. Generally, it takes 3 months for him to go back to his routine. We’ll recommend your boyfriend visit his doctor, get an ECG, when ECG shows no myocardial ischemia, he’s safe to do it.


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