My big toe nail on my right foot is lifting from the nail bed. There’s also clear liquid coming from underneath it. I don’t want to lose my big toe nail. I got all the way through chemo just for this to happen I made an appointment with a podiatrist but he can’t see me until next Friday.
I am 2 years post BMX. Today my breast surgeon said I no longer need to see her. Thry are putting me I to a Survivorship program instead. I am not sure what that means but I have an appt with a PA in January. When I finished treatment I went to a Survivorship nurse for one appt only.
I had a skin and nipple sparing mastectomy and direct to implant reconstruction. After reading up on it I wanted my implants over the muscle to spare myself the issues that can arise from having something crammed up under my pecs. At the time my ps said he couldn’t/wouldn’t do that and I went ahead with the under muscle placement. I’ve had issues with it since then (pain,… read more
I plan on visiting my niece and her husband after their baby is born in August. I still have my life port in and am wondering if anyone has flown with theirs, and if so were there any special instructions or precautions you had to take? Did you have something to show the TSA?
I had my BMX 2 years ago but explanted 3 months ago. I have great range of motion even better than before cancer. My only issue is that tight cheat feeling. I do the PT arm exercises 2-3 times a day and Lymphedemia exercises. My PS gave me permission to start lifting weights again , so I am also lifting light weights 5-8 lbs . I hope to increse that over time, since I have severe Osteoperosis and I need weight bearing exercises for bone strength. Is there anything else I can do.… read more
Good morning ladies? Have any of you had a mapping of your ducts done & what was your experience with the procedure?
Has anyone been diagnosed with paraneoplastic syndrome? Its when ypur immune system attacks other tissues while defending against cancer. I was dagnosed with paraneoplastic syndrome of the central nervous system and was wondering if anyone has been treated for that.
This week I have been hydrating excessively and can’t seem to quench a thirst. It seems different than dry mouth. I watch the color of my urine and it stays medium-light in color and is not too pale, but not too dark either. I am on #4/8 CMF chemo, a few antihistamines for allergies and drank more than average before chemo. Just stared Lexapro a week plus ago too and have had some issues adjusting to it still.
For example, today I downloaded a water tracking app and have… read more
Anyone with info on fasting before and after chemo? How much fasting so you do? Have it made any changes?