... 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 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)
... 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)
... What surgery did you have exactly? scope with pleurodesis?
I had a thoracotomy with pleurodesis abrasion and bleb stitching in 1975 (so major chest surgery with long and painful recovery) ...I get knocking feeling along the incision area. Probably the area rubbing against my ribs that were removed and wired back in.
Where exactly are you having that feeling? at the... (3 replies)
... Hi, thanks again for the response. To answer your questions, my actual pneumothorax on the left side was about 13 years ago, and healed itself. It was definately different and worse than what I'm having now. ... (10 replies)
... Hi...I would strongly suspect that if I were having your symptoms my first thought would be symptoms of slight leakage or something related to your past pneumothorax. I do have the experience, so I know exactly the sensations/pain/discomfort and "gurgling" you're meaning.
Tell me what treatment you had for your pneumothorax...exactly.
You definitely need to see a... (10 replies)
... my left rear chest, like towards the bottom of ribcage. First they felt like a vague bubbling sensation if I moved a certain way, and when I'd wake up especially after sleeping on my back or on my left side I'd feel sore on that side. ... (10 replies)
... my left rear chest, like towards the bottom of ribcage. First they felt like a vague bubbling sensation if I moved a certain way, and when I'd wake up especially after sleeping on my back or on my left side I'd feel sore on that side. ... (0 replies)