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1758180 tn?1312816969
pain after stenting
I had a stent placement over a month ago and now I get a pain in my left shoulder blade area running around to my chest.  I sometimes have trouble taking a deep breath wether I am exercising or not. I take plavix......anyone had this and did it go away?
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237039 tn?1264261657
I developed spasms afte rmy first stent, but not the pain you stated.  Have you talked to your doctor about this? When you say you have trouble taking a deep breath do you mean when you have the pain or just in general?  If breathing makes this worse it may not be cardiac. Talk to your doctor. Ally
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976897 tn?1379171202
Can you just clarify something for me please. Have you just started to get this pain? or did it start happening right at the time you was stented?
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1758180 tn?1312816969
Hi, thanks for the comments guys,.....after checking with my cardiologist  about my shoulder blade and chest pain, I was given a clean bill of health.  Stint is ok, pain turned out to be a pulled muscle (from golfing and bicycling).  I was really worried but it turned out ok. My doctor said he knew it wasn't the stint because they usually don't have trouble with a stent for at least 4 months.....ha ha...( he is quite a joker, but a good doctor)....thanks
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237039 tn?1264261657
Good to know you have your answer and great to know you exercise also.  Take care, Ally
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