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Ovary removal - feel wobbly

Started by Janine in Preventative Surgery yesterday. 0 Replies

Hi all,I'm a new member. I'm 41, BRCA1. single parent with 8 yr old and new boyfriendI had hysterectomy with ovary removal 2 weeks ago today. Physically I feel fine...up and about and off painkillers. Emotionally I am a bit all over the show. I'm on…Continue

Nottingham Meet Up Group

Started by Cheryl Daniel in Preventative Surgery Mar 13. 0 Replies

Hi There, I am thinking of setting up a meet up group in Nottingham. Just putting the idea out there to see if we could get any members. Xx

Nottingham Area

Started by Cheryl Daniel in Preventative Surgery Mar 6. 0 Replies

Hi All, Are there any groups in Nottingham? Xx

Mastectomy immediate recon with implants under muscle - post op breast movements!!

Started by Michelle Bryson in I need advice, have a question, can you help?. Last reply by Michelle Bryson Mar 5. 2 Replies

Hi Ladies,I underwent a bilateral mastectomy with immediate reconstruction using implants under the muscle 10 weeks ago.Now when I tense my pec muscles, my breasts move away from each other! This took me completely by surprise as no-one mentioned…Continue

Ovary Removal

Started by Sarah in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Sarah Mar 5. 3 Replies

Hi ladiesI have just had preventative surgery on my left breast after being diagnosed with breast cancer last year. My next step is meeting with the Gynaecologist to discuss ovary removal.However both my Consultant and my breast care nurse on two…Continue

Stats

Started by Karen Hilton in I need advice, have a question, can you help? Feb 24. 0 Replies

Hi, I am 44 and was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer last May. Shortly after that I found out that I have the mutated BRCA1 gene. I have since had chemo, double mastectomy (with immediate reconstruction), lymph nodes out, radiotherapy…Continue

PBM recovery items

Started by Shannan in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Roxanne Christina Spenceley Feb 20. 1 Reply

Hi all,  I just met with a breast surgeon where I'm from- Boston, MA, USA. I am anticipating having PBM this summer. I was just wondering if anyone who has had a mastectomy has a list of items they found useful while in recovery? Trying to prepare…Continue

Scar issues

Started by Laura Barbour in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by tracey Feb 3. 1 Reply

Hello! Has anyone had problems with their scar/s? I had my last surgery in April after needing my implant removed and replaced due to infection, I now have a thick scar which causes considerable discomfort usually during the day.i feel so bad…Continue

Preventative surgery

Started by Victoria Willmott in Preventative Surgery. Last reply by Rachel Feb 1. 1 Reply

Hello. I am brand new to this site so not sure if I am even posting in the right area. A year ago I was diagnosed with stage 3C ovarian cancer. Chemo started in April and following three sessions I had my Total Abdominal Hyterectomy, omentum removed…Continue

Lipo filling. any advise?!

Started by charlotte wood in New here? Why not introduce yourself... Last reply by Ruth Gunton Jan 11. 2 Replies

After my PBM at the end of July I'm feeling great however have developed a dent/fold on one of my breasts. The nurses have suggested lipo filling.Has anyone had this? What does it involve? Are you put to sleep/does it hurt?!/ is it worth it So many…Continue

 
 
 
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