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    Drug or Chemo Therapy: The side effects from the A & C chemo drugs are long lasting

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    Side Effects

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    Procedure or Surgery (Double Mastectomy): I experienced sensitivity issues after the surgery. I could not tolerate anything touching my skin. My oncologist put me on Gabapentin but it did nothing to relieve my symptoms. Lyrica finally helped soothe the sensitivity issues where I could tolerate clothing against my body after many weeks post surgery .
    The drains after surgery were weird and I did not know those would be put in during surgery. I may not have remembered hearing that part of the bi lateral mastectomy procedures. Sleeping on my back, elevated for over four months does not seem to provide sound sleep.

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      So was my skin, even a tiny seam felt terrible.

      over 2 years ago
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    Decision Point (Other)

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    Oh No (Diagnosed): I did self breast exams and could not believe I could not feel this ping pong size lump on the right side of my breast. I had had some discomfort under my arm but just blew it off. Life was busy and I did not want to seem like I was a hypochondriac. I sure wish I would have listened to my body!

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