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Hi all This is my first post on here. Last year I tested positive for the BRCA1 (breast cancer mutation) gene, which means I have up to an 87% chance of developing breast cancer in my lifetime. To prevent getting the dreaded C-word, I elected to undergo a nipple-sparing bilateral breast mastectomy which I had done last week. During the same surgery, my fantastic PS also inserted tissue expanders as part of the first phase of reconstruction with the idea being that the expanders will eventually be exchanged for breast implants. I was wondering whether anyone on this forum has had this p
Hey girls just wondering if anyone has had any trouble with their incision/stitches post op? I'm on my 3rd day post op and the actual breasts seem to be healing very well (can move around a lot easier with minimal pain today and also softening up quite well) but last night my right sides stitch because very painful, when I sit up or move the wrong way it feels like its being ripped open or something sharp is scraping across it... I don't feel that it's normal as it only just started last night and its such a horrible feeling. I'm thinking maybe I've stretched too far at some point and pulled t
Hi Ladies Just a few Q's how are / did your new boobs feeling as they settled in? I have days where I feel like my milk is coming in others feel like they are almost burning and today they felt like they were going to bust they felt really tight and you could see my skin really stretched all of a sudden. Don't get me wrong this isn't hugely painful or anything I'm just curious have others had these same sensations? They also feel kinda numb almost annoying to touch, is that the nerves just finding their feet again?