Member since 7/7/2013


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Reviews & Stories

Diep-Flap - Chicago, IL

Single reconstruction. Was in the hospital for 3-1/2 days. The pain medication Oxycodone really did not do anything for pain and made me feel tired and cranky, I stopped taking it and took Aleve instead. That worked great! The worst part was the drainage tube for the abdomen. Otherwise I feel great and look forward to a lift procedure for the other breast because it is sagging too much. At age... READ MORE

Recent comments from JCRothski


Thank you Beth! When do most women have the lift procedure done? I suspect that the reconstructed breast will eventually sag somewhat too. So I was going to wait at least 9 months to a year. I realize that every person is different,... READ COMMENT

I am 5 weeks post surgery and the only pain I have is in my back on the same side as the new breast. I think I may have been doing too much too soon. I have an abdominal band the hospital gave me and that helps a little. I take Aleve... READ COMMENT