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What is Wrong with my Nipples? My Nipples Are Constantly Swollen? (photo)

They swell so large they are unrecognizable. They are quite tender and I believe it is the weight of my nipples pulling off my body causing the... READ MORE

How Long Do Jackson Pratt Drains Stay in After Bilateral Mastectomy?

I had bilateral mastectomy and reconstruction with TEs April 3, 2012 and it is now May 7 and I still have 2 drains. My PS won't take drains out... READ MORE

It's hard to move my arms, and I have soreness and tightness after tissue expanders. Do I have lymphedema?

Lymphdenma, left breast cancer with lymph nodes removed, radiation, double mastectomy, tissue expanders, READ MORE

3 weeks after bilateral mastectomy and have a seroma on right side. That arm is having pins/needles, soreness, feels heavy.

I had no lymph nodes removed. Surgery was prophylactic (I'm 28, BRCA positive). Drains taken out after two weeks (one week ago). The arm sensations... READ MORE

Do I have capsular contracture after bilateral mastectomy?

I am 10 weeks post bilateral mastectomy. Right breast is soft and moves around within the skin. The left side does not move at all and feels "stuck"... READ MORE

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