Sorry for second question very similar. How long before you could drive after exchange surgery? Also, my toddler is super rough with me and I keep having visiins of pulled stitches *even dreamt about it* and I'm freaking out. Do they heal faster than they did after mastectomy? I know I can ask surgeon but she is not me , never healed from it before with a toddler in tow
I am trying to decide if I want to take Arimidex and radiation after lumpectomy? I am afraid of what the drug and radiation will do to my body. Are there significant side effects? Can doctors do blood tests to measure the amount of estrogen still in your body since I have already gone through menopause?
Hi, its been almost a year and a half since my last chemo round and my husband and I have been trying to get pregnant for the last few months. As of recently we did a frozen embryo transfer that failed to implant. We're waiting a few months to try again but in the mean time we are try naturally. What has been some of your experiences trying to conceive after chemo. Thanks
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I will be having my first Zometa infusion (to protect my bones while on the AI) next week and I'm getting a little nervous. I've heard the first infusion can be the worst, in terms of bad flu-like side effects. I've received different advice on how to prepare -- endocrinologist said to take Tylenol the day before, day of, and after. Oncologist said ibuprofen. Have read online about Claritin working. For those of you who have gone through it, what would you recommend? How can I best… read more
Hi all - I am having surgery Monday to fix dog ears from my BMX two years ago. After all the surgeries I’ve been through, I’m thinking this is a quick recovery. I assume lifting will be limited, but can I raise my arms? How long is the recovery?
The chemo treatments shrunk my tumor by 40-50%, I’m devestated because people kept telling me that the cancer will be gone after chemo, and clearly it’s not!