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Hello.. 4 weeks post surgery and only just been to see my consultant, so annoyed because, part of my right side has a black mark (lack of blood to the area) and if I was to knock it..I would expose my implant and they will need to take it out.Just…Continue
Just wondering if anyone out there with private health Insurance found they were covered when it comes to preventative surgery ? Seems a grey area as they say you are not actualy ill and yet you will cos them a lot more money if you get ill and your…Continue
I have set up a couple of Zee Maps which will make it easier for us to see where everyone is located and arrange some local support groups.For UK residents - Go to …Continue
I'm 3 months post risk reducing oophorectomy and hysterectomy. I'm really struggling with dreadful hot flushes and have been offered Livial pending my risk reducing mastectomy. Has anyone out there tried it please? If so can you give me your…Continue
Bit of a unique one but wondering if any of you lovelies have had any experience with the drug RoAccutane? I have suffered with acne for 5 years... brought on by a progesterone contraceptive (yay BRCA!) and my GP has finallllyyyyy offered to refer…Continue
Hello everyoneI had my mastectomy in March, and all has been well, except over the last month one breast has developed 7 cysts. Obviously on finding these lumps I panicked and expected the worst, but ultrasounds and a biopsy have concluded it's…Continue
Has anyone else experienced problems in regards to what the procedure is to have a PBM? It feels like both myself and my mum have had to sort out ALL the appointments ourselves to basically get in the system to get the ball rolling!We were advised…Continue
I am 6 weeks after surgery mt expanders should start filling this week very nervous they already seem too big poking out middle of chest and still can't move raise my arms much wondering if anyone can tell me how long this pain in chest and hurt…Continue
Hello everybodyI found out last year I am BRCA1 positive. My mum was died of ovarian cancer aged 40, my maternal grandmother died of ovarian cancer aged 63 and grandmothers sister died of breast cancer aged 36. I am 34 and have 3 young children.…Continue
Hello LadiesLocal to me (Staffordshire) there is an amazing sewing academy that offers 'make your own bra' workshops.Having been frustrated at the lack of nice non-underwire bras available I contacted the lady and enquired.Normally the course she…Continue