I underwent a thoracic surgery open decortication left side 2 months ago but still feeling stiffness in the lower lobe and numbness in the stomach area left side. Till when can i expect everything alright ?
Doctor Answers (1) on Thoracic surgery
It's known sequelae, the numbness will go away in few days pr months, once nerves reunite. The heaviness is because of pleural thickening and residual fibrosis.
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