1. 11 months ago
    Vicimoore15's Avatar

    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was told breast surgery doesn't hurt so he didn't prescribe anything for pain' the pain as soon as I woke up was horrible.

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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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    • Mamaswagon
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    about 1 year ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    This is a major 8 hour surgery with reconstruction with major impacts to the rest of your life beyond the healing process and surgic...

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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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    • TheeWarden
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    about 1 year ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a double mastectomy on July 11, 2018 with tissue expander placement. I had breast implants (thank God, because it stopped the...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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  2. over 1 year ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    end up having edema and fluid pockets where they have removed the drains after my double masectomy

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • judys3cats
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had surgery at Brigham & Women's 4/19/2017. Dr. Carter performed the surgery and Dr. Erdmann-Sager placed the tissue expanders. ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Pjewell
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast...
    about 2 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    None.

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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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    • tcpyk
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast C...
    over 2 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Very painful. Took about three weeks to be able to do minimal work

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • sameagle
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breas...
    over 2 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    Although I was not scared going into the surgery, I did expect it too be far more painful and uncomfortable afterwards. I was up an...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • sessony
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast...
    over 2 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    1 month from surgery with reconstruction and realizing that this healing isn't like other surgeries. Patience and a great support s...

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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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    • mindy555
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breas...
    over 3 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The bilateral mastectomy including placing tissue expanders for later silicone implant surgery.

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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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    • Kimberleyt
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Bre...
    over 3 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    My doctors (breast and plastic surgeon) had different recovery plans and neither would budge on their plans. It made it very hard t...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • mkwebb
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast ...
    over 3 years ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a bilateral mastectomy a month after first diagnosis. It went as expected, and I felt that I recovered fairly well. My doctor ...

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