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A 21-year-old male asked:

really bad muscle pain months after rib resection and scalenectomy for thoracic outlet syndrome. what can i do?

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Dr. John Ricotta
Vascular Surgery 48 years experience
Pain management: Results of surgery vary by presenting problems there is a.significant persistence of symptoms when the initial problem is nerve compression repeat surgery is not a great.option Get reevaluated for other causes of pain, consider consulting with a neurologist or specialist in orain management If this.does.not help.seek out aomeone with eztensive experience in nervw compression syndromes like

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