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Anyone Have Upper Back And Neck Pain Since Chemotherapy?
A MyBCTeam Member asked a question 💭

I had a bilateral mastectomy and tissue expanders placed in December, with gel implants in June. I have had consistent pain since the beginning and it only seems to be gettin worse, not better. It hurts to hold my head up some days. Just wondering if I'm the only one?

A MyBCTeam Member

yes. ALL THE TIME. find a good massage therapist

Feeling Of Fatigue In Legs?
A MyBCTeam Member asked a question 💭

Just wondering if anyone has had feelings of leg fatigue? I cannot stand/walk for any lenght of time! I am considering getting a walker/seat...I want to be able enjoy shopping, short walks, and playing w/grandchildren!
Thanx for any input...💓

A MyBCTeam Member

I received Taxotere which brought about the same symptoms. It was like my legs weighed 200 pounds each and I had a hard time walking. Eventually, I got edema which made it even worse. Once my regiment… read more

Does Anyone Have A Suggestion For Hormone Free Organic Hair Color?
A MyBCTeam Member asked a question 💭

Does anyone have a suggestion for Hormone Free Organic Hair Color? I'm looking for Hormone Free, not just organic. Please provide link or Mfg and Name of Product. Thank you.

A MyBCTeam Member

Thank you Elissa

Has Anyone Have Any Idea About Docetaxel, Doxorubicin And Cyclophosphamide?
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A MyBCTeam Member

Those were the Chemo drugs I took. At the first I was given anti-nausea meds but never had need of using them. I had the flu-like symptoms with fever, aches, pains and weakness in legs and hips and… read more

Did Anyone With BRCA Mutation And Triple Negative Opt For A Oophrectomy And Total Hysterectomy?
A MyBCTeam Member asked a question 💭

I am 35 and had triple negative BC last year. I have chosen to remove my ovaries and uterus due to BRCA 1 mutation next month. I was wondering if anyone who opted for this is receiving hormone therapy? Being triple negative, my Oncology gynecologist wants to put me on a low dose hormone to counteract menopause symptoms and to prevent Osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease. My breast oncologist doesn't think this is wise because these hormones can feed breast cancer. I don't know if I should… read more

A MyBCTeam Member

I am BRCA2 and had my tubes and ovaries removed . along with a mastectomyThe pathology report discovered cancer in my tubes. Three weeks later I had the total Oophorectomy and Hysterectomy. If I could… read more

I Had My First Tc Treatment On Tues, Neulasta Shot Weds. It's Sat. Feel Awful- When Will It B Better?
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A MyBCTeam Member

Back 5 years ago when before I would go to take the neulasta shot, they had me take a cocktail of some type of allergy medication that you had to ask for and steroids before getting the shot and after… read more

Looking For Feedback On Taxotere And Herceptin Side Effects.
A MyBCTeam Member asked a question 💭

I had 3 rounds of uneventful chemo and am now 8 days post TAxotere and herceptin 4th treatment. iIt has so far been terribly demoralizing. Does it get better?...do I grow out of the side effects. Do they lift? Bone pain, joint pain, itchy skin, rash, nausea, vomiting, mouth sores, loss of appetite completely.....worried how to help myself....
huge weight loss overall....50 -60 lbs since the summer. Not looking good If I have no tastebuds suddenly.

A MyBCTeam Member

In retrospect now...Taxotere was far more unpleasant than the first drugs of my chemo. The first time I was switched over to it was the worst...the remaining two a bit better. I recall all the… read more

Did Anyone Have To Pay Part Of Their Reconstruction Bill Due To Insurance Issues?
A MyBCTeam Member asked a question 💭

I had a bilateral mastectomy in December with reconstruction in June. I just received a bill in the mail from my insurance company denying part of my reconstruction due to experimental mesh my plastic surgeon used. My PS told me that if they didn't use this mesh, the chance of it slipping would be high due to my thin build and my thin tissue. I did not know it was experimental, I just thought it was my only option. Now the insurance company won't cover the full cost of the surgery even though I… read more

A MyBCTeam Member

@A MyBCTeam Member. I bet you have a HMO plan. Is this correct? If so, you have to stay on top of the situation before and ask a lot of questions. I learned the hard way. I signed up for a HMO plan… read more

Has Anyone Experience A Bumpy Itchy Rash From Chemo?
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A MyBCTeam Member

I have it now, and can scarcely sleep, itching is so intense at night. It began after my first CT chemo (T for Taxotere, limited to neck and upper chest. I had two more treatments with taxanes, making… read more

When Can I Start Taking Out Pieces Of Gauze Under The Post Op Bra And Can I Wash Any Of The Incisions?
A MyBCTeam Member asked a question 💭

Today is day 5 after surgery (breast reduction, lumpectomy, lymph node removal). I saw written notes that say some doctors don't want patients to shower until after the drains are removed.
I might get my drain out tomorrow. Can I shower all over then?
Meanwhile, I am sweating from so many hot days, can I take out some of the guaze material? The sweat stings everywhere! thanks, JudyE

A MyBCTeam Member

My dr said showers are fine just don't scrub the surgical area. Water and soap running over it is fine. Also you should be changing out your gauze