• What are the best mastectomy bras (i.e. with pockets) for sensitive/itchy skin from radiation?

    Asked by Marge_D on Monday, May 23, 2016

    What are the best mastectomy bras (i.e. with pockets) for sensitive/itchy skin from radiation?

    7 Answers from the Community

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    • pie's Avatar
      pie

      I purchased camisoles at the hospital w/ pockets that my plastic surgeon recommended. I loved them. I was even comfortable visiting w/ guests in them.

      about 4 years ago
    • Lorie's Avatar
      Lorie

      Is there a label with makers name?

      about 4 years ago
    • Song4Him's Avatar
      Song4Him

      I'll be watching to see what other people like as I just had a mastectomy a month ago and will be starting radiation soon.What I have found though is lots of bras at Wal-Mart that are unlined,no underwires,have pockets. You just have to look inside. Some have removable soft cups,and those are the best.Also Fruit of the Loom makes a sleep bra/cami that I love. I'm still sensitive from surgery but can wear these while out.At home I just wear a plain cami. Buying a size bigger helps too,make sure it's not too tight. A friend of mine going through radiation said she would put a pad under her bra,to me I would worry about the chemicals in that and would maybe cut some soft flannel or a cotton baby diaper to soften the inside.

      about 4 years ago
    • Pinny's Avatar
      Pinny

      I bought bras from Liberator Medical supplies. Also use knitted knockers as an insert.

      about 4 years ago
    • Song4Him's Avatar
      Song4Him

      Wow Pinny, I just checked out the knitted knockers website!!! So awesome!! Why don't doctors tell us about these things?

      about 4 years ago
    • pie's Avatar
      pie

      The label says amoeba. Style is Hannah 2860

      about 4 years ago
    • pie's Avatar
      pie

      Best of luck to you.

      about 4 years ago

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