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Does the burning, stinging, biting pain ever go away?

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anonymous

Stage 1 Patient over 7 years
 
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    anonymous
    Learning About Breast Cancer
    Where is your pain?
    over 7 years Flag
    • Judith Eleam Profile
      anonymous
      Stage 1 Patient

      Armpit and upper arm. Left side. Constant burning and pain. I've had two nerve blocks. Some relief, but surning, stinging pain still there.

      over 7 years Flag
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      anonymous
      Stage 1 Patient

      I simply cannot think anymore. I live alone and the toll this has taken has included my memory and ability to think and reason. Just discovered that I can't write anymore either. The above sounds like the burning and pain are in my left side. ...

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      I simply cannot think anymore. I live alone and the toll this has taken has included my memory and ability to think and reason. Just discovered that I can't write anymore either. The above sounds like the burning and pain are in my left side. I meant to say left arm - armpit and upper arm. I have accepted that I will from here on be incompetent.

      over 7 years Flag
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    anonymous
    Stage 3B Patient
    If you are talking about pain in your arm after removal of lymph nodes, the burning, stinging went away after 3 weeks. The numbness I believe my dr said it was permanent. Best wishes ;)
    over 7 years Flag
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      anonymous
      Stage 1 Patient

      Good grief!! You are SOOOOO lucky. I still have all of it. On fire most of the time. Two nerve blocks and still burning. 12 nodes removed. Only one positive and I pay a heavy price for that. Numbness is better than what it was in the...

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      Good grief!! You are SOOOOO lucky. I still have all of it. On fire most of the time. Two nerve blocks and still burning. 12 nodes removed. Only one positive and I pay a heavy price for that. Numbness is better than what it was in the beginning. That was a year ago.

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      anonymous
      Stage 1 Patient

      Update: Third nerve block done. Fourth one scheduled. My arm is dead/numb, but for some reason feels like the muscle and nerve have become shorter. I can't reach the top shelf anymore! Driving is a horrible experience that I do as seldom as...

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      Update: Third nerve block done. Fourth one scheduled. My arm is dead/numb, but for some reason feels like the muscle and nerve have become shorter. I can't reach the top shelf anymore! Driving is a horrible experience that I do as seldom as possible.

      over 7 years Flag

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