A 34-year-old female asked:
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i had a chest tube 4mths ago for pericardial window & now i have pain in that area. scar tissue? adhesion? is pain normal to start this far out?

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
It would not be: surprising to have some residual discomfort due to adhesions, retractions or scarring. It is unlikely to be infection. If the discomfort persists it would be worth a visit to your health care provider to be examined.
Answered on Dec 18, 2016

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