PawPetalino
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PawPetalino, April 2,  2021  2:22pm EST

SVT post ablation

Hi I'm new here, Im 34 years old had a history of PVC for years, had medication but doesn't work out. Until had an episode of Vtach. My cardiologist advice me to have cardiac ablation which done 3 days ago. Had this chest pain and back pain as well headache. Good thing the site doesn't bleed. But the pain is terrible especially at the back. Im on my diltiazem and aspirin

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  • AHAModerator
    AHAModerator, April 2,  2021  5:00pm EST

    Hello,

    Thank you for joining the support network and for sharing your story. I'm sorry you are having pain and going through all of this. We wish you the best. 

    As you hear from others on the Support Network about their experience, I want to remind you that you are not alone and hope that you can find a sense of community and support here. In the meantime here are some resources on Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Monitoring of Arrhythmia, and Ablation for Arrhythmias

    Please keep us updated on how you're doing.

    Best,

    AHA Moderator

  • TinaWarren
    TinaWarren, April 2,  2021  7:40pm EST

    Same here, in 6 weeks post ablation and still have pains. Everyone says they are normal but when you have them it's horrible. My pains did get really bad till about the first month feels like someone is blowing up my heart and stabbing it all at once. Best thing I've found is rest and not over doing it. Keep up with your doc if your worried about it call and tell them everyone is different and what is nothing for some may not be the case for other.

    I've had high hearts beats like 130 bpm no energy titeness in my chest back pains that get worse when I lay back and at night is the worst don't know why, still get flutter every now and then and didn't have an appetite for weeks but got it back over time.

    Keep yourself elevated at night I'm using 3 pillows it slot but feels better that way. Hope this helps like I said I'm 6 weeks out and still dealing with it. My doc said it takes 3 months to heal.

     

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