Tightness in diaphram after ablation

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i had an ablation 8 months ago. I'm not sure when it started, but I've  had a tightness in my  diaphram like a tight band across my chest which is very uncomfortable.  I'm wondering any anyone else has experienced this -- (it's like a bra band that is too tight (men, pls forgive me for this example). 

 

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    Hi suzanne, I've had two ablations but have not experienced this at all.

    Do you have shortness of breath as well? Does it come and go? If you are experiencing these discomforts it may be worth you seeking advice from your cardio or GP. Best wishes xx

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    I haven't come across this before and I've done quite a bit of research into after effects of ablation

    Do you take diuretics? Maybe you have some fluid build up in your lungs. Although if you don't have shortage of breath, I can't really see that this is the case.

    Sorry, plucking at straws for you!

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    Suzanne  - I get the feelings you describe and it appeared to start or at least be exasperated after I had ablation in 2013.    It comes and go all the time.   If in the evening at home front fastening bra's are a on bonus.   It seems to come and go at random but I have seen a chirpractor who said about my diaphram. 

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      Kate, thanks so much for your response, which at least makes me feel better since I know I'm not the only one who has experienced this. Can u explain your last sentence about what the chiropractor said as I didn't quite understand it. 

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      Yes sorry.   It ties in quite a bit with other chats that have been going on this site about AF and some possible causes for some of us.     Not sure I will use the right technical term but its about my diapraphram being a bit high and neady to go down a bit.  Which she basically manipulates gently.    A lot of people with AF have a Hiatal Hernia and a Vagus Nerve problem.    The hernia is coming up out of stomach and the vagus nerve in the same area is a bit overactive.  I think I have got a combination of all three.    I acutally get quite a bit of what they call Visceral Pain in the chest and and liver area  - it varies every day.    You could easily mistake it for angina or gall bladder problems but it comes and go's all the time and has gone on for so long it cannot be anything more serious - just seriously affects me.   Certainly what you describe I have on and off at random.  

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