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Pain and stinging in chest 4 weeks post quad bypass surgery - normal??

  • 1.  Pain and stinging in chest 4 weeks post quad bypass surgery - normal??

    Posted 15 days ago
    Hi, my name is Rick. I had quadruple bypass surgery and pacemaker on April 1st (yes April Fools day) After 4 weeks I am still having much pain in the chest, and constant stinging pain.  Is this normal?  If so, how long before this pain will lessen? I can't take Percocet or Hydrocodone, currently taking (2) 50mg Tramadol every 6 hours or so  - sometimes it takes the edge off and sometimes not. Does anyone have any ideas on how to alleviate the pain?  Any help (or confirmation that this is normal) is greatly appreciated!  

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    Rick Chandler
    retired
    Deland FL
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