• fredntan
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breast ...
    over 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I worked as IR nurse many years sedating patients for ports. never would we give out pain meds. But I was probably first. ouch that ...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Kma
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Best thing I ever had done.

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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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  1. over 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I am home after port implantation. My veins just don't cooperate with chemo and ivs anymore. Hoping this will make ,pay last three i...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • llimko
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    over 5 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Minimal pain, occasional positional discomfort. Wonderful not to have to have venipuncture for labs, chemo. Stabilizing suites pull...

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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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    • Phylis
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Was not expecting so much pain - told that it was an easy procedure. I'm having a lot of pain in my chest and sternum and did not e...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Jejik
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I hate my port. I hate getting stuck in it.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • MeyDey
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Back and neck pain from favoring the surgery site, and also unable to sleep on my side or stomach, which aggravates back/neck pain.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Lbaker1203
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    almost 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had my porta cath surgery. Everything went Except I'm having quite a bit of pain. Mostly in the morning.

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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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    • YvonneD
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    almost 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    Mon Oct. 4th 2015 I had my port replaced that I had put in May. It was not working due to it not being flushed and used. They had t...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • YvonneD
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had my port for about 3 months and it wasn't tested or flushed. When it was time to use it, it wouldn't work, so it took about...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  2. about 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I remained in shock, I had never had any experience like this. I felt like I was in a nightmare.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • JNW
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) Du...
    about 6 years ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    I finally got the port out. After all this, the port removal hit me hard. I was shaking as the doc was removing it, but it's such ...

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