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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

Are my expanders too big or too small to achieve the look I want? (photos)

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

Soreness/tightness throughout breast after surgery

I'm 4 month post op and I've had a double mastectomy and reconstruction at the same time. I've gotten back to my normal routine for 2 months now which... READ MORE

Is fat graphing after expanders are in place and before the actual implants are placed a normal thing to do?

I had stage 2b dcis and had 2lumpecto Ives and margins weren't clear so after chemo I had a double masectomy with expander placement. Then 31... READ MORE

Had left lumpectomy and radiation now done. Any suggestions?

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

New pain smack between both breasts. Do you think I am sore from activity?

4 months past skin/nipple-sparing DIEP reconstruction/tummy site for left-breast reconstruction after local recurrence 12 years after initial... READ MORE

Had breast pockets operation 3 weeks ago, any suggestions?

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

Is soreness 3 years after Double Mastectomy cause for concern?

I have had a double Mastectomy three years ago.I was washing and found that the right Reconstructed breast hurts just above the scare tissue( under... READ MORE

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