... Hi! I just had the chest tube inserted- no pleurodesis. I do see a chiropractor, but not on a regular basis. I think that was the verdict because it is not a constant pain, just in the middle of my chest and in my shoulder blade when I take a really deep breath? Like I said, it does help mentally knowing that he said everything is ok, I just really do not understand the... (5 replies)
... Inflamed muscles related to the tubing after a year seems strange, but it's possible that you have muscle pain or discomfort or some possible scarring in an area. ... (5 replies)
... Thank you so much for the response!
I actually went to my lung doctor yesterday, had an x-ray and he listened to my lungs and said that everything was great!! He did say that I probably have some inflamed chest muscles right now? Which is a little scary, because that is what they told me at first last year : ( But, that was also at a quick med clinic, and he is the... (5 replies)
... blebs stitched after 3 tubings. ... (5 replies)
... December 2011 my right lung collapsed, I had a chest tube inserted, was in the hospital almost a week, and all check ups after that, the doctor has said that everything looks great! ... (5 replies)
... lated back on its own. Now every once in a while I get chest pains on my left side, the side that the lung collapsed on. Only once was it nearly as bad as that pain that I had when it was collapsed and it never lasts very long. ... (0 replies)
... I was just browsing the internet looking for advice re chest pains etc after pneumothorax. ... (7 replies)
... They kept him longer than normal, and he was released last Thursday. He was only in a lot of pain after the surgery, primarily due to the chest tubes when he would try to take deep breaths. ... (8 replies)
... Dear Quincey,
I kind of know what u have gone through with pnumpthorax as my husband anthony had it once when his dad died and another 3xsince he now has a lot of pain in his chest and gets very tired a lot of the time he has a[[lied for disability but been turned down and is very dishartened with the situation.
Anthony had one if his lungs glued to his chest wall and... (2 replies)
... If you see a chiropractor, I'd suggest you have your upper and mid back adjusted. I also get that symptom as well (and it goes down my arm sometimes too) and the chiro definitely can relieve it.
It won't hurt to have it done.
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... ng out of the ordinary, which was a relief, but still kind of disconcerting. I say that, because it's really not that nice when you go to the hospital for chest pain and they give the "I dunno" response. ... (0 replies)
... my son lung collopsed on his left side he had severe pain in his chest and left arm for over a year bought him 7 times to the doc. ... (1 replies)
... I had a full collapse 4 months ago and i was driving on a quiet road when suddenly i just could not breathe ,no sudden pain but i did have a pain in my right shoulder for a few days before. ... (3 replies)
... You posted regarding costochondritis pain relief. Did you mean YOU have it, or just that pain relief from aleve can help? ... (6 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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... should it be limited even after I'm all healed? ... (6 replies)
... My family has a history of these annoying things. I had my first SP when I was 25 and am now in my 40s. After the largest one I too had the pains you are all describing. I got sick of being fobbed off by my doctor so took matters into my own hands. ... (7 replies)
... For nine months I did not do anything for it. In other words, I lived through the pain and never saw a healthcare professional until nine months after the first time I experienced the pain of the collapsed lung. ... (0 replies)
... I too had a spontanious Pneumothorax, turned tension pneumothorax 4 years ago now, I also had the complete surgery, however I am not a smoker and no one knows the cause. ... (7 replies)
... years ago i had a large spontaneous pneumothorax in my left lung. ... (7 replies)