Graphic photo - 2nd day after mastectomy - is this normal?
Hi everyone, I was hoping to get some advice. I had a single skin/nipple sparing mastectomy 2 days ago (16th April), with an expander. I’ve just had a look and it looks terrible. I don’t mind the bruising, but I’m concerned about how pink/red & warm the skin is getting. The skin is also becoming more and more numb. & the…
Size of Implants verses expanders.
Hi BCNA friends, I was wondering if anyone has an idea of how the sizes of expanders swap out for implants? I have been trying to decide whether I need to have one last fill or not. Do implants end up being the same size as the expander after surgery? I have read online where many have said that implants are usually…
Reclaim Your Curves Breast Reconstruction - Sydney Support Lunch - Sunday 28th Oct 12 noon to 3pm
Come along and join us for lunch and meet others ladies who may be experiencing a similar situation to you. Ask those pressing questions, get tips or pass on your knowledge. Please let us know if you can make it. All welcome! Dragonfly Cafe, Eden Gardens, Macquarie Park, Sydney
Happening so quickly
Hi,im new to all of this,everything has just been a whirlwind,in the space of 3 month,found a lump,had tests which confirmed cancer,had right breast mastectomy and fitted with expander Thursday 19/7 home Sat 21/7 with drains.drains look clogged up to me but community nurse seemed to think they are fine and I've developed a…