Lymphedema - kleslied

Side Effects Associated with Breast Cancer. Posted on July 7, 2014 View this journey (8 Experiences)

This is something new and unexpected. Because I had lymph nodes removed my system isn't working properly and my right arm is 3 times its normal size. I started last week and have it wrapped everyday like a mummy. I have no use of it what so ever and I didn't realize that once they get the swelling down I will wear a permanent sleeve for the rest of my life. Just when things start looking up I get knocked back down, but just like everything I have to keep telling myself it will be worth it in the end. I go the first of October now because they also believe I could have rheumatoid arthritis another chemo blessing. When will it end?

2 Comments
  • 10allyoop's Avatar
    10allyoop

    Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings in the darkness before the dawn.

    over 7 years ago
  • MCooper's Avatar
    MCooper

    Try physical therapy...I did and it helped me.

    over 7 years ago

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