1. 2 days ago
    hollyccarter's Avatar

    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Radical Mastectomy, 21 positive lymph nodes, removed major and minor pec muscles. 7 hours of surgery, was in hospital for 5 days bec...

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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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    • Sueq
    • Experience with Adenoid Cystic (Adenocyst...
    14 days ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Lots of scaring, a hole new life

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. 16 days ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had lumpectomy and turned out to be cancer beneath it. Opted to have that breast removed and left at that, since they felt it was p...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  3. 27 days ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Healing was slow because I am a MRSA carrier abd my wound fire infected and it turned into MRSA. Part id ny skin "died" turned black...

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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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    • Lori_B
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    30 days ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    It's been 5 1/2 months and I'm still struggling emotionally after mastectomy on my right side. When I look at myself in the mirror ...

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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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    • Yahairme
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    2 months ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Lost my Cosmetology career of 21 years. My breast cancer was stage 3 but the mri showed no lymph node involvement. I was on the tabl...

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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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  4. 3 months ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The mastectomy was much more emotionally impactful than I had expected.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • jgrif
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast C...
    3 months ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had three surgeries due to margins not clear

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Currently have expander waiting for switch of the real implant on side of the Mastectomy to match healthy right breast.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Molly1
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    3 months ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I am /was a 34ddd . With one breast completely gone it leaves me with one boob that causes me to loose balance and my left side is h...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Cjustme55
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    3 months ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    so far I still have the drains from my surgery hope to have taken out in 2 days.I have some pain but it seems to be tolerable.I have...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  5. 4 months ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I thought this was going to be shocking, but I just looked like every picture I see. Chose to go "flat" due to age and recommendati...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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