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I Am Scheduled For A Bilateral Mastectomy/expanders In January And Am Wondering What Items I Need To Have (drain Care Pack/pillows)?

I Am Scheduled For A Bilateral Mastectomy/expanders In January And Am Wondering What Items I Need To Have (drain Care Pack/pillows)?

A MyBCTeam Member said:

I was not sore for six month . I clean houses every day and I went back to work four week after.

posted over 7 years ago
A MyBCTeam Member said:

Ditto on the recliner and front hook bras!

posted over 7 years ago
A MyBCTeam Member said:

I say for me, my best friend was my little travel neck pillow a friend bought me. You won't want to lay flat and this keeps your head from kinking. I also took my own pajamas and very soft blanket.

posted over 7 years ago
A MyBCTeam Member said:

I'm 3 weeks post op, I'm sore but it's bearable. I can function.

posted over 7 years ago
A MyBCTeam Member said:

geez, what am I in for? I am scheduled for bilateral mastectomy with expanders last week of Jan 2015.Are you really sore for 6 mos? Someone posted that on here. My left lymph nodes will also be removed.

posted over 7 years ago
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