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Interesting thing happened

posted Apr 16, 2013 23:35:24 by TashaMichelle
I am 40 this year.. I suffered from this a lot as a child i'd say from 7 years on through teenage years, then much less through adulthood until lately where i've had about 3 attacks this last month or two.. The pain was/is debilitating & always stopped me completely always had trouble breathing in or out because the pain so intense. I always breath out of it plucking up the courage out of desperation to take that deep painful breath to get rid of it...

Now I never knew what it was & this latest episode is what took me to the internet to try & find out what it was once and for all...
What happened was I had another attack the other night while just watching tv. It was very painful & wouldnt' go away too painful to breath in.. after about 3 minutes or so it sort of subsided & I went to bed but I knew it was still there. When I got into bed the pain was excruciating if I lay on my right side (the pain was in my left side under my breast bone behind my ribs). I found some relief laying on my stomach or left side... but was still uncomfortable & worried why it hadn't gone like it normally did...
The next day I felt fine but when I went to bed!!! The same pain in the same positions just like a new attack... I was pretty upset..... again if I breathed in or out in those postitions the pain was intense so I was so tired I just rolled over onto my left side and fell asleep... thinking that if it wasn't gone I would have to go to the Dr & feared all kinds of things...
The next night the same so that is 3 nights from the original attack!!!!
I decided that I had nothing to loose before going to the DR. and took that painful deep breath in when lying in the postion on my right where it hurt... I did feel a small rip under my left side where the pain was most intense... & then still a lot of pain but 5 minutes after that rip the pain was gone... & the last couple nights pain free in those postions...
This is the 3rd attack I have had lately... but after the last one at least I now know what it is but I read a few studies that believed it was this or that and my 3 night long episode discounts a lot of those theories......

Thanks for reading if you got this far
Tx
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