Experiences with Procedure or Surgery experiences

  1. about 5 hours ago
    WoodsRLovely's Avatar

    Long-term catheter

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a Hickman catheter installed and it took two days for me to recover - with soreness and fatigue. I feel much better now but i...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Kickingass
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) ...
    about 8 hours ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    It took 2 weeks for my bowel to start working and be discharged from hospital.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • RNSusan
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    1 day ago
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    Nipple reconstruction

    Procedure or Surgery

    My plastic surgeon is awesome! She performed this procedure right there in her office. she used the skin on my breasts to create ver...

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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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    • TerriL
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast ...
    4 days ago
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    Implant chemotherapy port

    Procedure or Surgery

    More biopsies yesterday and next Wednesday. Feel like a pincushion. Having port installed today, and start chemo next week.

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • McCleary
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Lung ...
    5 days ago
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    Segmentectomy or wedge resection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Very uncomfortable, 2 weeks since surgery and still have to sleep in recliner. Laying flat makes me cough and it hurts. Feels like ...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Deana1
    • Experience with Brain and Spinal Cord T...
    5 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had my biopsy in December and surgery in January. 2 days after surgery I was going home and feeling good

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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
    • Team_Jason
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    6 days ago
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    Colon surgery (colectomy or hemicolectomy)

    Procedure or Surgery

    October 2016, Jason had a partial resection of his colon. He had to stop chemotherapy for 6 weeks prior to surgery and could not hav...

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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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    • Team_Jason
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Col...
    6 days ago
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    Colostomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    The day after diagnosis, Jason had an emergency diversion colostomy since his colon tumor was blocking 99% of his colon.

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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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    • FayLynn
    • Experience with Chronic Lymphocytic Le...
    6 days ago
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    Surgery

    Procedure or Surgery

    Has some skin cancer removed from shoulder

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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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  2. 6 days ago
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    autologous stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    The recovery was long and hard for me.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. 7 days ago
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    Breast Reconstruction (Implant)

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had my reconstruction done yesterday. They also removed my port. I have pain from the port area but none from the breast. They hav...

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    Went as Expected: Not Specified
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  4. 7 days ago
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    Double Mastectomy

    Procedure or Surgery

    It took about a year to feel myself again.

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