Diane I had a reception of May of last year remove tumor and some lymph nodes I have had a lot of back pain rib pain ever since the surgery in my case I had to have chest tubes placed three different times so that may be why my ribs are so so sore scared I have heard that you can have people have pain even years after a surgery. My doctor prescribes hydrocodone every 4 to 8 hrs, it really doesn't help that much though. I think in my case a lot of is cuz you're not acting like I was before that's due to depression I think. I'm happy to hear that you exercise have you spoke to the doctor about this maybe they can prescribe something that will help you. Please take care M M
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