• Tangojo
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    R side mastectomy, L side reduction/lift with reconstruction on R side.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Mamaswagon
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I am in the midst of reconstruction. I feel as though o need to wear an under construction t shirt. I opted for immediate reconstr...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Denisehero
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrat...
    over 2 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I am 2 weeks out from surgery. Talk about pain afterwards. Finally the right side swelling is starting to come down - still can't ...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    2 Comments
    • akwendi
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    over 2 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Exchange of expanders for implants was so much easier than having the expanders!

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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
    0 Comments
    • Sheryl88
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    over 2 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had my exchange surgery on 12/13. No more 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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    • judys3cats
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    almost 3 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had my 'swap' surgery on 9/13/17 where the tissue expanders where exchanged for tear-drop shaped implants. The only complication ...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    3 Comments
    • Tomatogirl
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrat...
    about 3 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    My left breast tissue expander ruptured (most likely due to radiation), so my surgeon suggested we place the implant in. Luckily thi...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • akwendi
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    about 3 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    The expanders have been more painful than anticipated. I had previously had a breast lift so thought the recovery would be similar,...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • Tamrarose
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrati...
    over 3 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had one of my expanders reject due to an infection. It had to be removed.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    1 Comment
    • Aylor
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating) ...
    over 3 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had reconstructive surgery done and a month later had a lung biopsy on same side no agree on questions above. My left breast is w...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    0 Comments
    • FarmWife
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    over 3 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had my final surgery for implants on July 25, 2016. I went to my doctor for a weird rash on July 27 and was admitted for 5 days for ...

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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
    0 Comments
    • Jgari
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast C...
    over 3 years ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    Didn't know what to expect, so went, with the flow, post surgery very painful and collapsed right lung, undiagnosed for 3 days, pain...

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