Location: Glendale, CA
Member since 4/10/2011


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Reviews & Stories

DIEP Flap Turned out Amazing - Los Angeles, CA

I am 27 years old, diagnosed with Stage 2 Breast Cancer 2 months ago, had a double mastectomy and reconstuction via the DIEP flap procedure a month ago. I decided to go double for my own mental self. I was a good candidate for the DIEP Flap procedure and it was truly suggested as I am a horseback rider and dirt biker, so implants and the risk of damage to them with my extreme sports just made... READ MORE

Questions from eringobragh14

Had DIEP Flap Surgery - Incision on Belly Splitting Badly

I had DIEP flap surgery 4 weeks ago, breasts are fine, some issues with the tummy incision. my incision started to separate 3 weeks later. saw my PS and he saw infection, so I... READ MORE

Recent comments from eringobragh14

Hi Crystal, sorry no I'm not a sports person haha. You can always give a doctor from the Cancer Center for a 2nd opinion on aftercare and wound healing. It wouldn't hurt you know? READ COMMENT

Yes the swelling is really normal...mine were Huge compared to before surgery due to swelling. Takes a few months to fully get down to size. Ugh I'm sorry that happened to you but you are only 10 days out so just let everything run its... READ COMMENT

Sounds totally normal :) I was swollen for a long time after reconstruction but it goes down READ COMMENT

Hi there! I'm sorry about them not listening to take both..,some just don't like to do that. My surgeons were happy with me doing it. I used my belly fat for mine. I unfortunately ended up getting an infection on my incision at home... READ COMMENT

Hi stylin, I have a double and the DIEP flap, honestly I was more excited than scared because I knew it meant the cancer would be out of me. Being under for that long was fine, that's what great anesthesiologists are for. Mine was 12... READ COMMENT