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Chest pain that feels like elephant on your chest

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  • rae1112rae1112 Michigan Posts: 148
    I am in no way suggesting this isn't more serious or that you shouldn't take it as such. 
    But I had t4 to l5 fusion on March 9 and started having horrible chest pain. I was very worried.  I ended up in urgent care for an allergic reaction and told them about the chest pain, the did an EKG I think it's called and out was fine, turns out she thinks it's reflux and gas, she said to take omerprazole otc and simrthicone gas relief. I never knew gas could feel like that,  it feels like I could've been having a heart attack, it gets so bad mostly in the middle of the night early morning. It's very painful and I can feel it in my back too. 

    That's just what happened to me so thought I'd share. 
  • rae1112rae1112 Michigan Posts: 148
    I'm sorry you are dealing with all that though, hopefully the chest pains are not serious and maybe something else.  I know since having surgery it seems it's causing all kinds of other stuff to go wrong. 
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  • I had a herniated disc at T10-T11 and 3 degenerative discs at T7-T10, its from the thoracic area. I had the chest pains, pain between the shoulders blades and the pain even wrapped around my ribs. It was excruciating pain....
  • did all your pain subside after fusion did they use titanium cages?


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