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
I had a double mastectomy with 13 lymph nodes removed & expanders - (until they are replaced with implants next month) neo adjuvant chemo & radiation.... 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
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
Got reconstruction on left implant and lift and implant on right . It's Been a week . But I still wake up in morning and they are very sore .but... 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