EmpowHER Guest

ask: breast pain after 5 months of open heart surgery

By Anonymous
 
Rate This

after having open heart surgery my breast still hurt real bad its been 5 months today is that ok

Add a Comment3 Comments

EmpowHER Guest
Anonymous

I had a quadruple heart by pass over a year ago and my left breast still hurts all the time. My incision site in my chest is still so sore that I can't hardly stand to touch it. But my cardio surgeon says I'm just fine. I hope if he ever needs open heart surgery that he has a better surgeon that I did.

March 11, 2015 - 12:19pm
ladystephenson1964

I had a triple bypass in August 2010 and still hurt in my left breast. At least, the part of it I can feel. Also, my left leg hurts from my knee to the end of my toes. i have tried to talk to seven doctors about this issue but they acted as if I never said a word. I no longer trust any doctor. I have learned that doctors are not like the doctors in TV commercials, they do not talk to you about anything.

August 13, 2013 - 7:09pm
Rosa Cabrera RN

Hi Anonymous,

Is this pain at the incision site? Do you notice any drainage? Redness? etc.

5 months post-surgery if you feel pain, this needs to be addressed, certainly some discomfort at times may be expected but what you are describing is something that is causing you daily pain and is at the very least moderate.

Please consult your doctor about this, whether it is at your next check-up if it's coming up or give the office a call.

Wishing you the best,

Rosa

October 9, 2011 - 12:07pm
Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.
By submitting this form, you agree to EmpowHER's terms of service and privacy policy
Add a Comment

All user-generated information on this site is the opinion of its author only and is not a substitute for medical advice or treatment for any medical conditions. Members and guests are responsible for their own posts and the potential consequences of those posts detailed in our Terms of Service.

Breast Pain

Get Email Updates

Breast Pain Guide

Susan Cody HERWriter Guide

Have a question? We're here to help. Ask the Community.

ASK

Health Newsletter

Receive the latest and greatest in women's health and wellness from EmpowHER - for free!

Improved

3546 Health

Changed

2178 Lives

Saved

2029 Lives
4 lives impacted in the last 24 hrs Learn More

Take Our Featured Health Poll

Have you joined the IUD trend? What kind of birth control do you use? :
View Results