‘Phantom PH’ Haunts My Son Long After His Transplant

‘Phantom PH’ Haunts My Son Long After His Transplant

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‘Phantom PH’ Haunts My Son Long After His Transplant

The Mayo Clinic describes phantom pain as pain that feels like it’s coming from a body part that’s no longer there. Experts believe these sensations can be real and originate in the spinal cord and brain. But depending on the experience, it can also be diagnosed as a psychological phenomenon. This resembles what my son Cullen has experienced following his heart and double-lung transplant. His diseased organs were replaced with healthy ones, so they aren’t…

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