This is Dr. David
yes, it is possible for a person to suffer post traumatic stress disorder after a stressful experience like surgery.
is your partner showing signs of PTSD?
excessive anxiety? nervousness? can't sleep?
What are the symptions of ptsd
they can have flashbacks.
avoidance symptoms like avoiding doctors
feelings of strong guilt.
he is behaving very irrational
this needs to be assessed by one of his doctors.
if it is after surgery.
he could have developed a small blood clot to the brain.
does he have an appointment to follow up with this doctors?
yes aneurysm, hart
do you go with him to his doctors appointments?
you should go with him
and talk to his doctors
and let them know he is acting irrationally.
this doesn't sound like PTSD
it could be something else.
but you need a full examination to know.
it could be a side effect of some medications.
steroids can cause patients to be more short tempered and aggressive.
other medications can change behavior as well.
He has all the symptions you have mentioned.plus irrational behaviour
Thank you for your help