• Sellersgrl
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast...
    1 day ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The first 2 weeks post op are pretty rough

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • MStar
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) ...
    4 days ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Got off the pain meds after 3 days - couple of Tylenol worked. Surgery was 6DEC18. Emotional is harder than physical for me.

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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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    • Tabtre
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    17 days ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I went with this because I didn’t want to go through this again. But they put spacers in. And I was allergic to the spacers and I ha...

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • LoriLynne
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in ...
    24 days ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Overall surgery went as expected. Was home from hospital the next day and only had to take pain meds for the first 3 days. Managed...

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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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    • addysmum
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I decided to do this as a preventative measure. Just as well as they found some more cancer. I am 3 weeks out from the surgery and i...

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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
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    • ginawill
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    It was hard, but in retrospect I'm so glad I did everything I possibly could to prevent the cancer from coming back. Even though it...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • 4Boysmom
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    3 months ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had infection on right side .

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  1. 3 months ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was told breast surgery doesn't hurt so he didn't prescribe anything for pain' the pain as soon as I woke up was horrible.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. 3 months ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I thought my surgeon was insane when he said I shouldn't really have any pain when I was discharged the next morning- damned if he w...

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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
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  3. 4 months ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    havent have it yet

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Ripm4
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    4 months ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    My procedure also included insertion of the expanders. Two weeks following surgery I experienced an infection, and another infection...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • LKsHope
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    5 months ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Hurt more than I thought it would. The drains I had were the most bothersome.

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