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Anyone with Lymphedema in both arms?

mavericksmom Member Posts: 1,158
edited August 2022 in Lymphedema

Now that I have been diagnosed with breast cancer for a third time, in opposite breast, I am so worried about getting lymphedema in both arms.

I have one reconstructed breast, will have second mastectomy scheduled in October with SNB and possibly more node removal. Reconstruction with tissue expander and implant. Ugh.

I know there is still a slim chance that I won't get lymphedema in my right arm. My plastic surgeon also specializes in lymphedema, which is a huge plus, but I can't help but wonder what do others do for blood testing and vaccines????