• ld_105
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carcin...
    over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Not yet, waiting for the permanent implant.

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • sme
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
    over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Just started. Tissue expanders put in a month ago. Uncomfortable but doable. I am focused on the end results! Had breast prosthesis ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • CAW1956
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in si...
    over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had a mastetcomy on right breast,plastic surgery,surgery on Left breast to make them even. Still need one more surgery for the nipp...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  1. over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    The reason I disagreed on what I expected is I expected it to be way worse than what it was. The worse part about my surgery experie...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • megford
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carci...
    over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Would I do it again - don't think so. Alot of pain and the outcome was not what I expected.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Vvilet5
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    The reconstruction part wasn't so bad. It was having the expander in that was the worst part. the expander is so hard and out of pla...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • pinkdes
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had to go back in to have my breasts reinforced with Alloderm (cadaver tissue) so that they would not fall again from the weight o...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • pinkdes
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Reconstruction went well in the beginning. After a few months though, both breasts began to fall from the weight of the implants used.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had my implant inserted on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, and that Sunday I was walking around a local tourist attraction. Yeah, I was ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Judy5
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    This surgery seemed easy compared the the original mastectomy. My only problem was that I was allergic to the glue that was used so ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • sme
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast Can...
    over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Am only two weeks out from start of tissue expanders

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  3. over 6 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Reconstruction at same time as mastectomy

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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