Cold sensation in chest when drinking cold drinks after bilateral M

CaseypintoCaseypinto Member Posts: 118
Just a quick question - does anyone else have a weird sensation when drinking cold drinks after their mastectomy? I had bi lat mastectomy 6 weeks ago and when I drink cold drinks, I can feel the coldness travelling down through my chest. I asked my breast nurse and she said she had never heard of that before and it's not due to my operation! So bizarre! 

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  • primekprimek Broken HillMember Posts: 2,788
    It's common. It still feels like my nipples are contracting (and they are clearly not there).  I get it when I just get cold also. I believe some women find it painful. I kinda like the feeling that my my mind still feels my breasts are there. 
  • CaseypintoCaseypinto Member Posts: 118
    Yes @primek I get that feeling as well! I quite like that feeling too. Just glad to hear it's normal. So you get the cold drink feeling as well? Thank you for answering xx
  • primekprimek Broken HillMember Posts: 2,788
    Yep. But less over time.
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