Have you seen arm weakness years later after mastectomy?
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Postmastectomy arm weakness
I am sorry to hear about your worsening postmastectomy arm weakness. I would recommend an MRI of the shoulder if you haven't had it yet to rule out any shoulder issues. Physical therapy by experts in post mastectomy patients may help you. Definitely check this out. Strengthening and range of motion therapy is often required after surgery and it is sometimes difficult to keep up with the exersises on your own. Has you implant shifted in recent years? sometimes this can cause arm issues and a MRI of the breast may rule this out as a potential contributing factor. Good luck and take care.
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