Port insertion - Clementine_P

Procedure or Surgery Associated with Invasive Lobular Carcinoma . Posted on August 13, 2011 View this journey (13 Experiences)

Really this procedure was a no brainer. It took very little time and I was not fully under anesthesia. The nurses and those at the hospital that took care of me were really wonderful. I will say, however, that while there was pretty much no recovery needed, I hated that you could see the port through my skin. I think because I am quite thin, it was noticeable. Still, it caused no pain whatsoever, and as I understand it made chemo for both myself and the chemo nurse go much more smoothly. So, I am grateful for the little guy - but I was chomping at the bit to have it removed as soon as I could too.

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

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