Experiences with port removal experiences

    • faithgirl
    • Experience with Acute Lymphocytic Le...
    over 1 year ago
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    port removal

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was honestly on such an emotional high as I walked into and out of the hospital that I can't even say for sure how much pain I was...

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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
    • GillianJ
    • Experience with Colorectal (Colon) Ca...
    about 2 years ago
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    port removal

    Procedure or Surgery

    Process was SO much better than getting the port put in. I'm a little sore, but it's not to bad.

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
    3 Comments
  1. over 2 years ago
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    port removal

    Procedure or Surgery

    I was surprised that I had to be awake for it. But it didn't hurt at all.

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    0 Comments
    • jkuder0702
    • Experience with Ovarian and Fallopi...
    over 2 years ago
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    port removal

    Procedure or Surgery

    Only local anesthetic was used for port removal, whereas I was asleep for implantation. Local definitely didn't take as well as it ...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
    • TiffanyJ
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltratin...
    over 2 years ago
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    port removal

    Procedure or Surgery

    Had my port removed today, not bad, but not fun. I had it in the clinic, fully awake, talking to the surgeon, his assistant, and job...

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    Went as Expected: Disagree
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    3 Comments
    • pmooty
    • Experience with Adenocarcinoma, Colorec...
    about 3 years ago
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    port removal

    Procedure or Surgery

    Port removed 8 months after chemo finished and after CEA had returned to almost normal (3.6). Wanted to get it in before January and...

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    Went as Expected: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    3 Comments
  2. over 4 years ago
    chelspfeiffer's Avatar

    port removal

    Procedure or Surgery

    Removed! Nov 2011

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    0 Comments
    • Modern
    • Experience with Hodgkin Disease
    over 4 years ago
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    port removal

    Procedure or Surgery

    My port got infected so it got removed wonderful

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
    2 Comments
    • deppoholic
    • Experience with Acute Lymphocytic L...
    over 4 years ago
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    port removal

    Procedure or Surgery

    They knocked me out and ripped the port out of me. Later that day, I went and set up the survivor dinner for the Relay For Life the ...

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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
  3. over 5 years ago
    Clementine_P's Avatar

    port removal

    Procedure or Surgery

    This was a no brainer. I was happy to let my little guy who helped me a lot go. The procedure was easy easy. In fact, I was so up...

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    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
    0 Comments
    • pattic0803
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrat...
    over 1 year ago
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    port removal

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Went as Expected: Agree
    Minimal Recovery: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
    0 Comments
  4. over 4 years ago
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    port removal

    Procedure or Surgery

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

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