Gmomcath's Journey with Vulvar Cancer

Patient: Vulvar Cancer

Patient Info: Newly diagnosed (has not begun treatment), Diagnosed: over 4 years ago, Female, Age: 66

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    • Gmomcath
    • Experience with Vulvar Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    This is a very difficult surgery and I am still recovering 2 years later.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Gmomcath
    • Experience with Vulvar Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    None

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Gmomcath
    • Experience with Vulvar Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    Lymphodema

    Side Effects

    Must ware compression stockings every day.

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    • Gmomcath
    • Experience with Vulvar Cancer
    over 2 years ago
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    Lymphatic drainage massage once a week.

    Other Care

    The massage really helps. Don’t know what I would do without it. My legs hurt all the time but at least I did not have to have chemo or radiation.

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