Breast Reconstruction Q&A
Sore + Breast Reconstruction
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
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
Am now at 520cc ,expanders look horrible. I was small chested before and hoped for a neat look. The expanders are positioned wrong and have been told... 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
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
Last yr I had breast cancer &my breasts were both removed, this yr in July I started first step of reconstruction they placed pockets &after 4 months... READ MORE