Surge feeling

Hi everyone, just had pm settings check 9 weeks in. I explained to tech and doctor I can feel like electrical surge in my stomach/chest almost like a quick wave, not painful but strange and some days more than others. They said it wasn't the pacemaker and leads are ok so my question is has anyone else had this. Doctor thinks it could be anxious feeling, which I know I am! Also a nurse mentioned nerve endings knitting together can feel like this. Thanks for any feedback!


Could be . . .

by Violet West - 2020-03-18 11:43:58

one of the leads stimulating the phrenic nerve, which involves the diaphragm.  That happened to me, and I got it adjusted easily by the PM tech. 

Surge feeling

by Yaz - 2020-03-18 12:08:04

Thank you I think I have read somewhere about this. Tech guy seems to think it's early days still and a healing process to be done. Good to know someone else has had the same feeling and I'm not going mad!

Surge feeling

by Yaz - 2020-03-18 12:14:52

Violet! Can I just add I can only feel it when sat or lying in certain position not whilst walking around! Was this the same for you?

not sure

by Violet West - 2020-03-18 14:09:08

At this point, I don't remember.  It really wasn't a "surge" feeling--just felt like extra beats, so it might not be the same. 

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