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shirleymahoney Born In Tulsa Oklahoma and have a wonderful husband and 2 great children Find out more about shirleymahoney
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  • A New Pain

    I 've got a new pain guys that is really bothering me right now it has caused pain that radiates from my left shoulder up my neck, i'm not dizzy just short winded and very tired, any sugestions.....I have gotten a call into my cadio doctor but just thought someone else has had this problem

    Shirley
    Diagnosed 2003
    Myectomy 2-23-2004
    Husband: Ken
    Son: John diagnosed 2004
    Daughter: Janet (free of HCM)

    Grandchildren: Drew 15,Aaron 13,Karen 9,Connor 9

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    Re: A New Pain

    Shirley you have your O2 on right? The pain could be multifaceted and I am glad you have a call into your cardio. Make sure you hear from someone tonight . Nights can be scary esp. in light of what you are describing.

    Sounds like a typical , unpleasant CP. WHat do your nail beds look like and your lips? are they more dusky then usual? Do you have a plan for nitro at all if you are uncomfortabe or a pain killer? I am concerned while writing this that you may need to head over to the ER or even call 911. CP is a tough call and I do not like to sit here second quessing it . Your heart is more then likely spent today , you may have a liitle extra fluid on and those small vessels in the restrictive area are asking for more O2 and nutrients. How long has this been going on.

    Shirley forget all this don't even read anymore JUST GO TO THE ER> Get checked PLEASE> PAM
    Dx @ 47 with HOCM & HF:11/00
    Guidant ICD:Mar.01, Recalled/replaced:6/05 w/ Medtronic device
    Lead failure,replaced 12/06.
    SF lead recall:07,extracted leads and new device 2012
    [email protected] Tufts, Boston:10/5/03; age 50. ( [email protected] 240 mmHg ++)
    Paroxysmal A-Fib: 06-07,2010 controlled w/sotalol dosing
    Genetic mutation 4/09, mother(d), brother, son, gene+
    Mother of 3, grandma of 3:Tim,27,Sarah,33w/6 y/o old Sophia, 5 y/o Jack, Laura 34, w/ 5 y/o old Benjamin

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      Re: A New Pain

      Shirley,

      I'm sorry to hear that you are having this problem. I used to get that type of pain all the time, and was told by my docs that it was related to my obstruction and CHF issues. I don't get it nearly as frequently now, but when i do see my feet swelling up, i can pretty much bet i'm going to have that neck pain too. I'm glad you have a call into your cardio... and hope that you get to feeling better very soon.

      Jim
      "Some days you're the dog... some days you're the hydrant."

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