*Post heart transplant. So, I've had this aching pain in my chest wall for a while now. I thought it was just pleurisy, but now I have no clue. It's been weeks.. I've been forgetting to take my pills.. a lot.. like days, maybe weeks at a time.. but I've been taking them faithfully the past couple days. And it still hurts. I don't think I'd feel it in my chest if it were rejection, and I don't have any symptoms of that. I'm just scared that it's something serious. I've read that the nerves can regenerate themselves, and that after five years, up to 50% of post transplant patients can develop coronary artery disease.. I'm probably just getting myself worked up.. Any ideas as to what it could be??View Thread
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