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Should I be concerned if there is a sudden muscle ache in left area just beneath scapula after triple bypass surgery acts/feels like a muscle cramp?

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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic
4 doctors agree

In brief: No.

Chest wall aches and pains may occur after sternotomy.
Full range of motion excersises to the upper extremities will assist in recovery as well as gentle swimming if able.

In brief: No.

Chest wall aches and pains may occur after sternotomy.
Full range of motion excersises to the upper extremities will assist in recovery as well as gentle swimming if able.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
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Dr. Steven Ajluni
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Chest pain

It probably is secondary to postop inflammatory changes in the chest wall after cabg.

In brief: Chest pain

It probably is secondary to postop inflammatory changes in the chest wall after cabg.
Dr. Steven Ajluni
Dr. Steven Ajluni
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