Heart Disease Community
pacemaker pain
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to angina, angioplasty, arrhythmia, bypass surgery, cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, defibrillator, heart attack, heart disease, mitral valve, pacemaker, PAD, stenosis, and stress tests.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

pacemaker pain

Have had an on-demand pacemaker for abt 7 months. Recently, upon lying down, there is sharp pain surrounding the left & lower edge. Rolling onto my right side eliminates this, while it increases when on my left. Presing or touching these areas makes the pain increase in sharpness.
My activity level increased over the last couple weeks, including regular 30 minute elyptical trainer exercise plus heavy lifting and throwing movements of both arms.
What could cause the new pain? Should the Dr be called soon or can it wait 3 weeks for a regular appointment?
Avatar_dr_f_tn
Hello and hope you are doing well.

Sometimes the nerves or the surrounding soft tissue could have been injured during surgery and can cause the local discomfort or pain. This is more so as it is position related. If you do not have symptoms of chest pain, breathlessness or palpitations, you could wait for your appointment.

Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Top Heart Disease Answerers
976897_tn?1379171202
Blank
ed34
watford, United Kingdom
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
skydnsr
63984_tn?1385441539
Blank
Flycaster305
97303, OR
159619_tn?1318997813
Blank
erijon
Salt Lake City, UT
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Occupant
IL
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
MedHelp Health Answers
Blank
BloodPressure Tracker
Monitor Your Blood Pressure
Start Tracking Now
Blank
HeartRhythm Tracker
Track your Heart Condition
Start Tracking Now
Recent Activity
1236893_tn?1408490528
Blank
USDA Approves New GE Corn and Soy, ...
24 mins ago by gymdandee
1755089_tn?1376057155
Blank
drewlevas uploaded new photos
1 hr ago
1236893_tn?1408490528
Blank
The longer you sit, the shorter you...
10 hrs ago by gymdandee
Heart Disease Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
The 3 Essentials to Ending Emotiona...
Sep 18 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Control Emotional Eating with this ...
Sep 04 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Heart Disease Answerers
976897_tn?1379171202
Blank
ed34
watford, United Kingdom
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
skydnsr
63984_tn?1385441539
Blank
Flycaster305
97303, OR
159619_tn?1318997813
Blank
erijon
Salt Lake City, UT
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Occupant
IL
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ