Experiences with Full lymph node dissection experiences

    • lmholloway
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    about 5 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery was Tuesday, June 3rd. Felt nauseous coming out of the operation. Stayed an extra day until I was able to keep liquids and s...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Maddy11
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Removal of all nodes and tissue under chin.

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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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    • Maddy11
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Removal under chin and side of neck.

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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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    • markf
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Surgery on 25th August 2014 to remove all the lymph nodes in my Axilla region.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Lois26
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Lymph nodes came back ok, but this was the time my boyfriend decided he couldn't handle it and bailed out.

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    2 Comments
    • frid06
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    lymph node dissection went well...but caused a small bowel obstruction...2-3 stay inpatient was 10 days...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • Maroats
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    This just happened in November and December, so don't have any results yet

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • Maroats
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    This just happened in November and December, don't have any results yet

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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
    0 Comments
    • Kel
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Only one node was +, but it was attached to a major blood vessel. Surgeon had to bring in vascular specialist to assist. Because of ...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Kel
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Left groin dissection left great weakness and pain, as well as lymph edema. It took months to recover, as I had fluid issues in the ...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Tinky
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    My neck dissection was very difficult.. I have 60 lymphnodes removed and I am still recovering..

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
    0 Comments
    • dnovak
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    On Nov 4, 2013 Amelia had a regional lymph node dissection along with removal of her Parotid gland. Surgery took about 8 hours and ...

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