1. about 19 hours ago
    Magnoliagirl's Avatar

    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Double Mastectomy, became infected after surgery, Wound Vac for almost 8 months!!! My scars are HORRIBLE, I LOOK LIKE A FREAK!!!

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Ronsam
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Still recovering from surgery

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. about 1 month ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I did not have reconstruction due to being so ill, so I now have loose folds of skin all around my chest area.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Kimma
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Incisions, particularly one side, necrotized due to lack of blood flow resulting in long recovery, expensive treatment modalities, d...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Tanya76
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The december following chemo, I was feeling great but it was time to get my breasts taken care of. I was glad to and did not want re...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Oma1
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 1 month ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a double mastectomy and then about 2 months later I started on Adriamycin and cytoxan I got really sick she took me off che...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Flyniah
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    about 1 month ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I’m still healing and experiencing swelling and aches. My tummy looks like I’m pregnant...no one told me about that side effect lol

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. about 1 month ago
    Survivormel's Avatar

    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    My recovery started out with some problems. To begin, my ride to come home wasn't able to carry through and then there was company f...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Sellersgrl
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast...
    2 months 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) ...
    2 months 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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    • LoriLynne
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in ...
    3 months 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
    4 months 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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