• Mlaq
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    22 days ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had problems with drains stopping up, but once they were removed, recovery went extremely well.

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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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    • Sellersgrl
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast...
    8 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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  1. over 2 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a bilateral mastectomy without reconstruction. My port was also removed during surgery.

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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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    • JoAnninCal
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had two separate mastectomies 8 mos apart. they found a different cancer in the second breast. invasive lobular stage 1. not a rec...

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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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    • MommaTut
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast C...
    about 3 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    always been a very active person and with a 2lb. on one side and a 5lb. on the other and only reaching with it, and no reaching over...

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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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  2. over 3 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Double mastectomy was not bad. Easy recovery, very minimal pain.

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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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    • FRGMOM
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    With Latismus Flap reconstruction and Tissue Expanders

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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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    • Kelly45
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Psychological side effects and mental and emotional impact to daily life. This affected me more than I imagined it would before surg...

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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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  3. almost 5 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    with implants. Implants uncomfortable, not healing fast. Nipple implants faded into breasts.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Tammy27
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Ca...
    about 5 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The Surgeon removed 21 lymph nodes and this for me has been a problem. My arm will never be the same again. Well neither will my bre...

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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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    • jduran
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    about 5 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    She had a tough surgery, now she is experiencing quite a bit of pain and nausea

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • shycat
    • Experience with Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    over 5 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had bilateral mastectomy on June 2nd. Went home the next day with 2 drains. One was removed 1 week later. Still have 2nd drain go...

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