... The ER nurse said the only other explanation she could've had for my pain was a blood clot, but her suspicions were very very low because she felt my legs, no pain, and I had no trouble breathing. ... (24 replies)
... I went to the ER after school today. My chest xray showed no pneumo. It was compared to my previous xrays that showed pneumos, and they saw nothing. I guess the pain is from this cold front we have going, but it is disheartening that I'm having pneumothorax like pain AFTER a pleurodesis. ... (24 replies)
... I couldn't wear a bra for a long time after my surgery...but my incision is from under my right breast all the way to the inside of the right shoulder blade. Lots of nerves affected... ... (24 replies)
... n doing this for almost a year now. I have had the pain since the incident and kind of got used to it so don't notice it half the time but over the last year the pain as become alot sharper and more often and tends to last anywhere from ten seconds to several minutes. often on the right side tho sometimes on the left. ... (0 replies)
... I truly hope it's just part of the healing process. Do make a list of questions for the doctor to answer...as well...do more research on pleurodesis, pneumothorax surgeries, thoracotomy, etc. ... (3 replies)
... I had a pneumothorax surgery 3 weeks ago in my left lung and everything went well. But few days ago I started feeling like something is knocking my left lung when I breath. ... (3 replies)
... 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)
... anyways, the pain was in my back, and wrapped around to the front. It felt like i needed to free a muscle, but I couldnt. ... (24 replies)
... the body has an amazing way of healing. I have a friend who slipped through the bottom rung of a ladder resulting in a twist fractur of the upper femur. After the surgery and continued testing the hospital thought he might have had a heart attack.....after an angiogram, it showed he required quadruple bypass asap. ... (7 replies)
... I rode horses for many years after the surgery, lifted 50 pound saddles, hay bales, furniture if needed, etc. ... (7 replies)
... uper tall, skinny candidate that usually falls into the category of those prone to collapsing lungs. The first time happened in October of last year. It happened after a Crossfit workout. I felt, what I thought was, a pulled muscle in my upper right shoulder. ... (7 replies)
... I don't know what you mean exactly by "scope with pleurodesis", but the surgery wasn't made using a scope. It was a normal surgery in which the doctor made a chest surgery and removed all those blebs.
I have the feeling below the place where the surgery was made.
I will make the x-ray tomorrow and see what it will show (I hope it shows nothing)... (3 replies)