Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar_universal
ablation
Hi i wonder if anyone could give me some advice i had ablation done 6 weeks ago my heart seems to have settled but i had trouble breathing and a pain under my left breastbone i was sent to hospital by my dr where i had a scan and was told i had fluid round my heart and it might absorb but then then fluid went to my lungs i have had it drained at hospital 2 days ago the dr said there was blood in the fluid off my lungs and want to investigate but i felt fine apart from AF before the ablation im wondering if the fluid came from having the ablation done i would be grateful for any advice thank you.
Cancel
2 Answers
Page 1 of 1
1423357_tn?1414258965
Not a professional here, so take what I say accordingly.  The electrophysiology procedure and ablation is all done internal to the heart.  I cannot imagine why you would have fluid around the heart afterwards unless the heart wall was injured during the procedure.  You are the first forum member to report this.  Neither I nor the many others who are on this forum and have had the procedure done have had this problem.  There is some achiness in the heart immediately after and for perhaps a week or so, but nothing that an Advil wouldn't take care of.  I hope you recover quickly, and keep a watch on it!
Comment
Cancel
1423357_tn?1414258965
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Avatar_universal
Thank you so much for your reply im really worried now as i seem to be the only member that this has happened to but i was fine until i had the procedure i hope its nothing to serious i will know more when i see the specialist thank you again for taking the time to reply :)
Comment
Cancel
Avatar_universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar_universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
ablation
Submit Answer
A
A
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
612551_tn?1450025775
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
1807132_tn?1318747197
Blank
Michelle3811
Chicago, IL
995271_tn?1408549100
Blank
itdood
PA
1124887_tn?1313758491
Blank
is_something_wrong
Oslo, Norway
1423357_tn?1414258965
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
CFS56
Recent Activity
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Paxiled commented on GMO CORN
23 hrs ago
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
needhelp345 joined this community
Welcome them!
Feb 09
1340994_tn?1374197577
Blank
Caryopteris commented on GMO CORN
Feb 09
Heart Rhythm Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1443740527
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Arrhythmias Answerers
612551_tn?1450025775
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
1807132_tn?1318747197
Blank
Michelle3811
Chicago, IL
995271_tn?1408549100
Blank
itdood
PA
1124887_tn?1313758491
Blank
is_something_wrong
Oslo, Norway
1423357_tn?1414258965
Blank
tom_h
Central, MA
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
CFS56