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    Mimi asked a questionEndometrial (Uterine) Cancer

    I am starting to lose my hair and just cut it very short, but my head hurts. Is this normal?

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      mysecondchance

      Mine hurt when I first had my hair shaved off. I also wore a knit cap which made it more comfortable to sleep.

      about 4 years ago
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      The hair on the top of my head would hurt if even the wind blew it. I cut my hair short and it was still very sensitive. When my hair began to fall out by the handfuls I shaved it but used the smallest attachment so there was still a slight covering. For the most part the irritation is gone...now to just get used to the lack of hair, lol.

      about 4 years ago
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      Mine did also. I read some place it hurts because the roots are fighting against letting go. I took a razor and shaved the rest off and it never bother me again.

      about 4 years ago
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    Procedure or Surgery (Implant chemotherapy port): It hurt a lot and for about 2 weeks post surgery. No one told me to expect that.

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      I found a similar problem with the port. It is still uncomfortable, especially for about a week after each chemotherapy session. However, I suspect it would be much worse if they were having to find veins to use instead of the port. You may also need to be careful if you like to sleep on your side. Just say to yourself, "This will pass and one day I'll be able to get rid of the port." It will be quite a cerebration day!

      about 4 years ago
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      So sorry to hear the procedure was painful for you. I think when it comes to treatment, surgeries and procedures, the experiences always vary from person to person. We all hope and pray that what we go through is easy and painless but sometimes it doesn't happen that way. I hope you're feeling better and not in too much pain.

      The surgery for me was not painful and I've had my port for about 3 months. However, every now and then I get piercing pain in the port area. It just comes and goes. I've had to take Tylenol a couple of times. I've told my nurse about it and they say it's common since it's a foreign object in my body. Sending hugs your way.

      about 4 years ago