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

    Procedure or Surgery

    It was so different and took a lot to get used to. I'm not happy with the scars that I have, and my left breast isn't sitting like i...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    I did not have reconstruction and it has definitely impacted my daily life

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Don’t have full range of motion

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • sharches
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I have not had the surgery yet. May 23 is the date. I am terrified

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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
    0 Comments
    • ima164
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    3 months ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had bilateral mastectomy with DIEP flap reconstruction. Recovery was hard and one breast had a lot of skin necrosis (skin died).

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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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  3. 3 months ago
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    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
    4 months 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
    0 Comments
  4. 4 months 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
    5 months 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
    5 months 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
    5 months 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
    0 Comments
    • Flyniah
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    5 months 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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