• akwendi
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    about 3 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    The expanders have been more painful than anticipated. I had previously had a breast lift so thought the recovery would be similar,...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
  1. about 3 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Implant feels comfortable but i can't do simple every day stuff like opening a jar or a bottle... lifting a thing in which you put s...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    1 Comment
    • Tamrarose
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    over 3 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had one of my expanders reject due to an infection. It had to be removed.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    1 Comment
    • Aylor
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) ...
    over 3 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had reconstructive surgery done and a month later had a lung biopsy on same side no agree on questions above. My left breast is w...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a revision surgery done on my breast. To lift the natural side again and reduce it. And a little bit bigger implant put in to ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
  3. over 3 years ago
    zippyloula's Avatar

    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had my expander taken out and implant put in. And had a breast lift on the natural breast. Five months after the mastectomy. All ...

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
  4. over 3 years ago
    wachowskiw's Avatar

    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I STILL DON'T HAVE THIS ALL DONE YET

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • FarmWife
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    over 3 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had my final surgery for implants on July 25, 2016. I went to my doctor for a weird rash on July 27 and was admitted for 5 days for ...

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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
    0 Comments
    • Jgari
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast C...
    over 3 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Didn't know what to expect, so went, with the flow, post surgery very painful and collapsed right lung, undiagnosed for 3 days, pain...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
    • DebbiB
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 4 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was first diagnosed with DCIS (Stage 0) in 2004. Had a Modified mastectomy and reconstruction in right breast. Needed no further t...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    4 Comments
    • CarrieA
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    almost 4 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I'm smaller than I expected. Dr said I would look a little smaller than the expanders made me look, but I wish I expanded more. Had ...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    1 Comment
    • Iamhere
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    about 4 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Waited five years (2010) before having reconstruction. Having expander after radiation was extremely painful. Doctor did not follow...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
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