I Have Atrial Myxoma, Familial

A Atrial Myxoma, Familial anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Atrial Myxoma, Familial. You're not alone. 20 People

    Myxoma

    Once I turned 40 I started seeing a cardiologist to make sure my heart was fine. I had palpitations anxiety and stayed stressed out a lot. I am very fit and healthy and has a good strong heart cause I do a lot of cardio. So every year my cardiologist would examined my heart and...
    Swain4551 Swain4551
    46-50
    3 Responses Sep 20, 2011

    Left Atrial Myxoma & Cerebral Aneurysms

    I am surprised by how many people there are on here who have gone through the same ordeal as me! But it's good to know there are a few more people out there.I am from the UK, and first started to get sick back in May 2009.  I remember the exact day when I started really noticing...
    Sooz37 Sooz37
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Nov 6, 2011

    At Age 29, One Open Heart Surgery Under My Belt... Possible Second One To Come :(

    The only thing that comforts me is knowing that I am not the only one who has gone through this. I had symptoms for over a year before they found a myxoma on my left atrium. My symptoms were very weird... It started out as random swelling and pain in my fingers and toes. As time...
    Kellisgyrl Kellisgyrl
    26-30
    4 Responses Jan 1, 2012

    My Left Atrial Myxoma (found 2/13/12 Scheduled For Removal 2/23/12)

    Hello,My name is Maria and I live in Glendale, California.  I want to share my experience with all of you who have shared your experiences with me.  Thank you for that.  The first thing I remember about this started in April of 2011.  I am not a stranger to panic attacks...
    theadoll theadoll
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Feb 17, 2012

    My Myxoma

    Hi, I had a left atria myxoma removed 3rd August 2009, slightly larger than a golf ball and flicking through from one chamber to the other. It was quite a sight. It is now over a year and I feel fine, just lucky that it was caught in time, before it did any real damage. I am 47...
    pix2 pix2
    46-50
    1 Response Nov 5, 2010

    A Short History Of My Myxoma

    4 weeks ago, on Nov 29, 2010, my myxoma had been removed from my left atrium. I started to keep a log of events on my personal blog at http://www.sk-bc.ca/myxoma It is not completed yet, I work on it. Feel free to check it out. Goodddictus
    gooddictus gooddictus
    61-65
    Dec 31, 2010

    I Had Myxoma

    My operation seems so surreal now. Without the reminder of my scar, I sometimes forget it even happened. I can't tell you when it started it or how it came to be. For all I know I could have been walking around with it for years. It was only a few years ago, 3 to be exact, that...
    oceans1288 oceans1288
    46-50, F
    1 Response Jun 2, 2010

    My Open Heart Surgery

    I'm sharing my story for people to be aware of an overlooked condition, atrial myxoma.  Atrial myxoma is basically a heart tumor, mine was located on my left atrium.  From what I've researched there are really not very  many people reported having it.  My...
    hosana hosana
    51-55
    63 Responses May 20, 2008

    Myxoma Adventures!

    I am 54 years old and four weeks out from open heart surgery to remove a left atrial myxoma. It has been interesting to discover this site and to see so many others who have had a similar story. The doctors tell you it is very rare and so it is a surprise to read all these...
    teacherlindylou teacherlindylou
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Oct 26, 2013
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