Experiences with Axillary Lymph Node Dissection experiences

  1. 3 months ago
    Deann2002's Avatar

    Axillary Lymph Node Dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had a lumpectomy and axillary dissection about two weeks ago. So far so, so good. No signs of Lymphedema. I will still be seeking a ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Jdsterne
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    3 months ago
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    Axillary Lymph Node Dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    I suffer from stage 3 Lymphedema in left arm. I will never be the same.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  2. 4 months ago
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    Axillary Lymph Node Dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    The drain stayed in almost 3 weeks but it did not interfere with my daily routine.

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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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    • MyahsMom
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    5 months ago
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    Axillary Lymph Node Dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery went well. A month later had to have a revision surgery but both surgeries went well.

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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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    • TAAKsNana
    • Experience with Mixed Tumors, Breast...
    8 months ago
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    Axillary Lymph Node Dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    I am still in the beginning stages. I am 8 days post op, looking for answers. I did however get the biopsy results back and I am Ca...

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • image290
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Axillary Lymph Node Dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    2 tumors in neck removed, 13 lymph nodes, 5 being adenocarcinoma Metastatic. more Lymph nodes still remaining in lower neck and coll...

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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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    • odyjones
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    over 1 year ago
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    Axillary Lymph Node Dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had anticipated sentinal lymph node disection but 23 lymph nodes where involved so was a bit more involved:-(

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Javy2204
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    over 1 year ago
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    Axillary Lymph Node Dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    came back negative

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  3. over 1 year ago
    Alaskasusie's Avatar

    Axillary Lymph Node Dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    afraid it might spread to other nodes

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • esherek
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 1 year ago
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    Axillary Lymph Node Dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Hurt like a XXX!!!!!

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • crissy
    • Experience with Triple-Negative Breast ...
    almost 2 years ago
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    Axillary Lymph Node Dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had 10 or so nodes removed at MX. Nerves, muscle and a lot of skin cut. No feeling under my arm still. I wasnt told about the impor...

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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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  4. almost 2 years ago
    Trainwreck54's Avatar

    Axillary Lymph Node Dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Developed lymphedema even though only 1 node was taken.

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