... Hi...remember that I had this in 1975, as well....my healing was long and extremely painful considering my chest was opened, rib removed, rib spreader (doctor said wide enough to get his hand into the top area) and my lung abraded and stitched to remain up. My incision is along the rib from under the centre my right breast, continuing to the side, and midway up along side the... (6 replies)
... Also recently ive noticed that if I had been talking for an long period of time sometimes my throat felt like it popped which was acompanied by a stretching cramp like pain. ... (2 replies)
... Not really, the popping is kinda what started it. Most of the pain I have is up toward my throat, kinda on the outside of my neck. It comes and goes, so I'm not really sure. (6 replies)
... years ago. What happened first was collapsed from extreme fatigue and then I started tripoding trying to breathe. ... (1 replies)
... Hi...curious about your age...your body type and if it was your right or left lung.
I had numerous SPs for a year without treatment (not knowing what the actual pain was and it improved, and once when the ER doctor LIED and told me to do 10 deep breaths to improve the thoracic myalgia -- even though my lung was 30% collapsed as per the x-ray that I found out about later).
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... flated, so he tried for 3 days, until the doctors decided to do another CT scan which showed something was clogging his airway. They found a blood clot from his throat down into his main airway, from the surgery. He went back into surgery and a bronchoscopy was performed, where they inserted a tube and removed the blood clot. ... (8 replies)
... Ok. I just went through this. My right lung collapsed completly. I was tubed for 2 weeks before they decided on surgery. Don't worry. You won't even know there was ever a tube down your throat. ... (12 replies)
... Hi there.......quick questions, are you male or female? Are you of ectomorph body type? Statistics say....more common in males and of the left lung. I guess I don't fit that statistic too well. Do you have any other health problems as well? Were/are you a smoker? I was when I was a teen.
I'm female. Age 50. When I was 19 (newly married and living in a different... (20 replies)
... Hi Rain820,
Well, sorry for scaring you like that....!!
The point that you have an ongoing problem with that area isn't something that should be taken too lightly. As suggested above, it could be pleurisy, or costocondritis.
The collapsed lung can hurt in the front as well (as well as the throat area feeling as though an elephant is sitting on there). (12 replies)