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Hi all. Just a quick question, have any of you lovely ladies been told to wear an implant stabiliser band ?, I went for my first fill on Wednesday 100mls in each , it went really well apart from one of my Plastic surgeons registrars finding…Continue
Hi All,I'm 44 and have not yet experienced Menopause. I'm BRCA1+ve and am due to have BSO 13th Oct 2015. I'm not planning on taking HRT post op as hormones usually produce lots of unwanted side effects with me.I was wondering if anyone could share…Continue
When I got diagnosed with the BRCA gene a friend in similar circumstances suggested I read two books. One was "Pretty is what changes" - By Jessica Queller and the other 'Previvors' - Dina Roth Port. They were both informative and an easy read. Its…Continue
Hello. I wonder if anyone can give me advice? I've had the BRCA1 diagnosis for almost 18 months. My sister has undergone the test and is waiting results. I've had a total hysterectomy, bilaterial oophorectomy and chemo, and was planning what to…Continue
Firstly, a massive apology for not being round much - back to school and super busy....A year ago next week I started my surgery journey with BSO at St Mary's Manchester. I was scared, emotional, snappy and dreading the year ahead.12 months later I…Continue
Evening Ladies,I was just wondering for those who have had the surgery with implants. How have you found sleeping ? I just can't seem to get comfy, some nights I'm convincing myself I'm making an appointment the next day to go and get the implants…Continue
Its 2 yes 10 mths since I had a dbl mastectomy and breast construction using acellular dermal matrix with implants over muscles. I went onto haveca nipple reconstruction and medical tattoos with great results. Unfortunately I have recently found out…Continue
Hello everyone, I'm a BRCA 2 positive 35 yr old mom with a 3 yr old and a preventative surgery date for next month. BRCA is on my maternal side with my mother (BC x 3) and grandmother (died of BC). I'm currently trying to decide between two surgery…Continue
Hi All - I am scheduled for a BSO at the end of September. I am terrified at the moment and really cant get my head to go ahead with this .. I hate the thought of nightly sweats / waking up many times and the hot flushes. I did get a Transvirginal…Continue
I have a BSO looming ahead of me and very worried about the possible life changes. Few quick questions How much time do I need off work ? How soon can I drive ? I run, do pilates and exercise. How soon can one get back to these activities. Whom do…Continue