New pacemaker and pains
I also have a Medtronic CRT pacemaker implanted in May. I haven’t had the pain that you describe. Keep asking your EP about this as you shouldn’t be feeling this level of pain and discomfort.
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My eight year old son had a pacemaker since he was 6 months old. He does very well, plays soccer, baseball, and rides his bike. I am so glad he is not ashamed of his pacemaker. He will proudly show his "battery" to anyone.