Experiences with Full lymph node dissection experiences

  1. over 4 years ago
    VisualReason's Avatar

    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had a full lymph node dissection under my right arm. This was the arm near the initial "point of attack".

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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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    • angelawa
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    almost 5 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    This was extremely painful and ended up with a tub coming out of my side for over 2 weeks. It was pretty disgusting to have to drain...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. almost 5 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    I liked to take walks before and I believe that had something to do w/how well I took the treatment. I noticed the weight seemed to ...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had surgery and was sent home that day without pain meds for a 1 hour ride that seemed to take 3 hours!

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  3. about 5 years ago
    Melanomamike's Avatar

    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Found out that one of the Lympnodes under my chin was cancerous. This was removed satisfactrily. I spent 2 days in the hospital. Eve...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    Removed 29 lymph nodes from left arm pit. Lymph nodes ultimately were clear.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    0 Comments
    • Jstpchy00
    • Experience with Skin Cancer - Melanoma
    over 5 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Multiple infections and bad reaction to anesthesia

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    A very wide excision on the right upper arm and axillary node dissection. Open wound and wound dressings for 2 1/2 weeks. Then skin...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    draining of arm was horrible!!!! had to "milk" the drainage tube constantly!! yuck!!

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    I just had a right side full lymph node dissection and had my parotid gland removed. They removed 80 lymph nodes and I have been hom...

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

    Procedure or Surgery

    I had three types of general anesthesia for this surgery - patch behind my ear, gas, and IV. I woke up extremely tired, and in a lo...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  4. over 5 years ago
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    Full lymph node dissection

    Procedure or Surgery

    Full groin dissection done at National Cancer Institute in 2007 by Dr. Marybeth Hughs. Was able to do minimally invasive and preserv...

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