... Hi I had VATS blebectomy over two months ago and find that my right side feels kind of numb and i have slight pain at times it seems around the ribs but from the inside i presume where the stapling and cutting off the blebs and i seem to have slight swelling in the same area, so not unlike you ,good luck,. (7 replies)
... he most worrying part for me is that most of you don't mention a shortness of breath at all, and those of you that do mention only having it when you get a sharp pain in your chest. ... (7 replies)
... cardio fitness program designed to expand my lung capacity slowly. It was extremely painful at times and took about a year before it worked. It may be that the pain would have stopped anyway after that amount of time, who knows. ... (7 replies)
... Hi all
Just thought I would let you all know that I was diagnosed with asthma on Monday morning and my doctor belives it was underlying and as left untreated caused the pneumothorax.
He also thinks that all the aches and pains I get are caused by the untreated asthma and using my inhalers every day should really help soon.
Will let you know, but I would request a lung... (7 replies)
... I had a right side pneumothorax in July. I had an Aspiration and then a chest drain inserted too. After 5 painful days in hospital, the lung back up and i was discharged. ... (7 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)
... s and a CT scan which all revealed everything was 'normal' so I am at a loose end now. Something just doesnt feel right. My doctor just says that it is pneumatic pain from the chest drain and will go away eventually. ... (7 replies)
... years ago i had a large spontaneous pneumothorax in my left lung. ... (7 replies)
... nd that can still pop a bleb but my lung will not collapse. This still hurt when it happens and i have too also sit in a certain position. Its the sharp stabbibg pain that takes my breathe away and hurt the most. ... (2 replies)
... pain while sitting. In movie theaters, restaurants, even at a desk, the only way to deal with the pain is to move around often or lean back where possible. I do feel this way in my car as well, but not as much because of the way i have my seat positioned. ... (2 replies)
... ine definitely dissipated, but I could feel them travel through and then stop. A deep breath helped it along, but it was a definite and very uncomfortable sharp pain until it was gone. ... (25 replies)
... pain started, and it showed no collapse. Apparently, the xray was perfect, and space from my wedge resection seemed to be getting smaller, which is good. The pain I had is gone, and now I'm left with this.. crunchy bubbling. It's really disheartening, considering nothing was found. Would fluid be shown on an xray? ... (25 replies)
... Hi..I'm really sorry for the late reply. I didn't receive an email notice for it.
How are you doing now? There could be some air bubbles going through your chest between the tissues that will eventually dissipate. I used to get them, but they were painful.
Have you gone to the doctor to have it checked? my only concern would be fluid in your lung since you didn't... (25 replies)
... 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. ... (25 replies)
... Good no pheumothorax. Keep in mind that your healing process in general will take a while.
I realise your incisions wouldn't be sore and that they would be healed and will be raised. Where exactly did they do the incisions for the scopes? through the front or as well through the back? If one of the incisions is where you're having the pain, I'd suspect it's, in part, the... (25 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. ... (25 replies)
... Hi...good to hear you had the pleurodisis done with resection of the blebs. It takes a while for all to heal, and it's possible you are having some air bubbles (as I call them) through that area, even if a very tiny bleb has ruptured but not caused a collapse.
Have you had an x-ray of your lung since surgery? Have you mentioned the discomfort site to your doctor? ... (25 replies)
... I forgot to mention earlier that I am having some pains in my shoulder blade, in the same place I felt pain when my lung first collapsed. ... (25 replies)
... d to go through with the pleurodesis a month ago. It wasn't as bad as I thought. Of course when I woke up, I couldn't breathe because of the mucus, and I was in pain from the chest tube, but I seemed to recover quickly, probably due to my age. 2 weeks out, the worst of my pain was gone. ... (25 replies)
... I also forgot to mention this is giving me horrible anxiety. I'm afraid to cough, breathe too hard, and every little pain sends me into a crying induced panic.. I keep seeing not so favorable stories about the pleurodesis procedure on here..does anyone have any good ones? ... (25 replies)