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So just got home from the hospital did anyone have pain from from arms to legs they said it Normal i flaps repmoved from back once up I find I just sugury on Wednesday and pluse I have 6 drains in and I q ball pump

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  • Betti A Profile
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    Survivant depuis 2013
    It sounds like you had major surgery and I imagine some pain is to be expected. Don't overdo yourself and take it easy, OK? All my best, Betti
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  • Rhonda M Profile
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    Survivant depuis 2012
    I had the same surgery in 2012 and I know the pain you are in. Please take it easy. Doing too much too soon will slow healing and cause scar tissue build up. Stay strong and good luck with your treatment! Don't be afraid of asking for help when you need it so your energy and focus is on RECOVERY.
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    • Lacy Scheutzow Profile
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      Hi Rhoda how long did the pain last for in your back and you just started physical therapy still been over a month I'm still in a lot of pain

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  • Lacy Scheutzow Profile
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    Yeah I ended of course getting Mrsa in one of my drains 😭 so they had to pull all of them the most painful thing I ever had to go thew now I fluid build up so bad up in back that I have to go back on Monday for surgery for them remove and put new drains so sucky they try to drain it them self but it like thick now Because of mrsa which the good the mrsa this time didn't put me in. Hospital which I surprise. Cause last time I didn't have a fevers like did with this one
    8 months Comment Flag
  • Lacy Scheutzow Profile
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    I no I so hard not to when you have 3 year old I have my cousin with she a big help
    8 months Comment Flag
  • Naluh Maues Profile
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    Étude du cancer du sein
    The flap surgery is o e of the most painfuls from all reconstructions! Plus drains hurt! A lot! And you have 6 of them! Ouch! You’ll feel really relieved when you removed the drains! DO NOT OVERDUE! Rest! And if you have somebody to help you, ask them to kind of “tickle” your back with the tip of their fingers. Very soft. That will hellpmyour nerves to “wake up” normally. Good luck. This will shall pass! (I’m a 8 years double radical mastectomy plus chemo survivor!)
    8 months Comment Flag

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