• Ruthieq99
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast ...
    about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had bilateral mastectomy, because as my onc. Stated, " Do you really want to do this again?"

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  1. about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I'm tired all the time, can't function well at all.

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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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    • Gidgetsmom
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    It has been over a month and they are drawing fluid off my surgical site weekly

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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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    • Schultzy
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had no issues with this surgery, recovery was easy.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • uniboob
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carci...
    about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I got myself worked up more then I should have. But living with the unknown I think that is expected. I had my mastectomy early th...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had to take shots for white blood count ,steroids lost my hair. Prone to infections. Have to wear compression hand and sleeve. Tha...

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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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    • Kimzim
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating)...
    about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Mod rad left breast auxiliary node dissection 12-14-15

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Song4Him
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast C...
    about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Two things scared me more than the surgery and that was getting dye shot into me for the lymph dissection and being put under for th...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Plaap
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
    about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Went in as simple stage one mastectomy and waking up I was a stage 4. All 14 lymph nodes were removed and 11 were cancerous. 3 lumps...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • SLS2016
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in si...
    about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had the mastectomy and reconstruction with a tissue expander at the same time, so I'm unsure how to separate them. I knew there w...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. about 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a good night sleeping in my own bed (first time in a week). I haven't had a percocet (pain med) since 4p yesterday. My left si...

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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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    • Lindabb
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Damage to nerves remains since 1991

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