• Evening primrose oil

    Asked by Bengal on Tuesday, February 25, 2020

    Evening primrose oil

    I have had three surgeries since June of 2017. The initial lumpectomy, then in 2018 removal of a benign cyst and last spring a surgical biopsy that turned into a rather extensive lumpectomy to clean up a large seroma and scar tissue, also benign. As a result of all this messing around I have constant low grade pain in my breast and one spot that send a me through the ceiling if it is touched. When I talked with the surgeon yesterday he suggested I try Evening Primrose oil. I had never heard of it but have since researched it online and it sounds like the proverbial cure all. Has anyone used this and with what results?

    2 Answers from the Community

    • GregP_WN's Avatar

      I have heard of it but have no personal experience with it. We hope it works for you.

      about 1 month ago
    • cak61's Avatar

      It's been almost eleven years since my lumpectomy and six months after that I had a seroma that opened up.
      I had pain for several years, including those zingers of pain. I used an ice pack in the evenings for a good while.
      That area is still sensitive if bumped or rubbed.
      Don't have experience with evening primrose. Hope it helps.

      about 1 month ago

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