I am 4 weeks out from double nipple sparing mastectomies. One nipple looks just fine, but the other one is purple, very hard and has scabbed over. The PS says it is fine, but I am worried. Should I be putting anything on it? How long will this last?
Has anyone had proplems reviewing your story or your diagnosis? I keep getting a error message when I try to look at mines, I really need to review it, can someone help me? I email the administrator and their response was they thought I was emailing in error however I am a member and a 5 yr survivor. I really like this app, I jave suggested to many friends throughout the years I have been a member.
Ive seen 2 different MOs since being diagnosed. One prescribed tamoxifen 20mg 1 time a day and the other prescribed 10mg 2x a day.
For compliance reasons 20mg 1 time a day is more appealing, plus many women said taking it in the am reduced hot flashes and sleeplessness.
I am just curious if any benefit or difference in side effects of one schedule vs the other.
I still have low WBC (ranges around 3.4) 5 years after finishing chemo and radiation. I still take Aremidex and will for a total of 10 years.
I've had sleep issues for years and tried many medication treatments from Ambien to xanax to venlafaxine to CBD. I'd been having trouble with early wakening and then tried Gabapentin which helped--and then the pandemic hit--and now I have trouble falling asleep--with nothing helping? I've tried CBT but that doesn't really address the problem which is ultimately anastrozole. I find that I need xanax or ambien on top of Gabapentin--to o much medication for… read more
In 3 days I will get my 2nd dose of Zometa. My first dose was hideous. The body aches were NOT “flu like” They were horrendous and debilitating for about 18 hrs and then they became flu like. These body aches were worse then the ones I got with Taxol. Has anyone had bone pain this bad and if so, what did your doctor do for you? Mine suggested taking Claritin for 2 days prior, the day of and 1 day after but I’m not very optimistic that will work for me.
Last round of AC is Monday, and I’m mentally preparing.
I have struggled with many breast lumps over the last 10 years. None with positive results but now I have 2 more lumps and have been scheduled for an MRI. Unsure on what to think. Looking for stories from others if they got a positive diagnosis after an mri. I have extremely dense breasts and an MRI was never an option before.
Plus anyone taking Zofran for sickness. Does it cause constipation
Haven’t been on here for a very long time I guess. I do have a question. Does anyone know of anyone that has had breast cancer and then ended up with soft tissue sarcoma in calf region of the leg years later ? It is possible but rare...