1. about 5 years ago
    lazyeranchke's Avatar

    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    since I had torn the right muscle on my first surgery that placed my tissue expanders beneath the large pectorial, my Dr had to do r...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    1 Comment
    • jomama
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surprisingly easy surgery to endure, not without its challenges though. Surprised at all the bias. People are generally very uneduc...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
  2. about 5 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Fatigue and slowly healing

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • dxdiva2
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    about 5 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    It's not been a walk in the park but so far I like the results.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • Beverl
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was happy that the surgery went as planned , the doctor and her team were great. I was up and about 3-4days. July 13,2015 , I am ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    0 Comments
    • GolfrGirl
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    about 5 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    July 14, 2014 - Breast reconstruction done at the same time as my bilateral mastectomy. The drains were uncomfortable & annoying. S...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    1 Comment
  3. over 5 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Expander caused sepsis and three days in ICU, plus 4 days in regular hospital. It was removed immediately. Not going that route ag...

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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
    1 Comment
    • limbomom
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in s...
    over 5 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had to have implant removed because it "traveled."

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
  4. over 5 years ago
    Blueryan5's Avatar

    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Started breast reconstruction, had back muscles moved to chest with expanders put on top. Having expanders enlarged every couple we...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
    0 Comments
  5. over 5 years ago
    Jilleroni's Avatar

    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had tissue expanders put in at the time of my double mastectomy - August 20, 2013. The permanent implants were just put in on July...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    2 Comments
    • MyraVH
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    over 5 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    even when i made sure that i do my arm exercised, i still developed some frozen shoulder. it limited it's range of movement, i can't...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • Kathie4
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    over 5 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Still having fluid issues. Have had a drain put in for the 3rd time.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    1 Comment
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