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has anyone noticed like breathing problems after a fusion.using bmp?

vivavegasvvivavegas Posts: 185
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:23 AM in Chronic Pain
Hi im not sure if this is the proper place to put this but im wondering if anyone has noticed breathing problems after their fusion..in particular anyone that has had bmp used on them, and maybe noticed a change in muscle tone in back and front muscles[am i making sense.lol] Thanks again AS ALWAYS :))( I really appreciate some input guys
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  • j.howiejj.howie Brentwood, Ca., USAPosts: 1,728
    hi, I don't know what bmp is. after my surgery I had problems breathing because of fluid in my lungs from anesthesia while still in the hospital I don't know if that helps you at all.
    Good luck, Jim
    Click my name to see my Medical history
    You get what you get, not what you deserve......I stole that from Susan (rip)
    Today is yours to embrace........ for tomorrow, who knows what might be starring you in the face!
  • What's a bmp, and what levels did you have fused? I have the juncture of my thoracic and lumbar areas that tends to get slightly out of whack every now and then and find that a good massage or a visit to the chiropractor tends to really help my ability to fill my lungs. I'm considering a three-level fusion in my lumbar spine and hope that won't affect my breathing. I imagine it can affect all sorts of other things, but I hope that breathing isn't one of them


    Linda
    3 level spinal fusion, L3/4, L4/5, L5/S1, November 2008. Stiff, but I can walk.
  • My Dear Viva,
    Could you possibly explain exactly what bmp is. I know you have already explained it to me once before but I didn't fully understand. The rest of us don't know what it is either. ~X( We'd really appreciate it. Sorry, I hate being so dumb here, L) I don't mean the rest of the people that have made replies, just me. I'd really like to try and understand this so much more and try and be as helpful as I can.
    Your Friend, >:D<
    Jewels
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