24 months ago, I had surgery to correct Pectus Excavatum. I had a double nuss surgery. During this surgery they paralyzed my diaphragm on the right side. As a result, or in addition, I developed a significant pleural effusion on the right side. As I mentioned, it has been over 2 years and I STILL have diminished breath sounds in the right lung and a pleural effusion. I get winded MORE than before the surgery...which was the purpose of the surgery, in part...to increase lung capacity. I've met dead ends with the doctor I'm currently seeing...is there a way to correct this diaphragm problem? Can paralysis be undone? Does anybody have any information they can share? I greatly appreciate it.
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