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Topic: Numbness in fingers & arm

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Posted on: Mar 18, 2017 06:09AM

TeresaG wrote:

I have just developed Numbness in my fingers & arm, 2 years & 3 months after a Mascetomy, is this normal & what can I do about it, it's very sore and driving me insane

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Mar 18, 2017 08:05AM Spookiesmom wrote:

Get in to your PCP for a chat. Could be a number of things, not necessarily bc.

Dx IDC, Stage IIIA, Grade 3
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Mar 19, 2017 12:20PM macb04 wrote:

Hi, I used to get that when I had some lympedema swelling in my axilla and back. I stepped up my Manual Lymph Drainage and went to see a Lymphedema Specialist and got rid of it, so don't despair.

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Mar 19, 2017 04:00PM ChiSandy wrote:

C-spine x-ray, or at least a chiropractor or orthopedist visit, might reveal the cause as cervical spinal neuropathy (disk pressing on one of the nerves that goes down the arm)—often triggered by changes in posture & sleep positions after mastectomy or lumpectomy, or even the precautions we might have taken to minimize the risk of LE!

Diagnosed at 64 on routine annual mammo, no lump. OncotypeDX 16. I cried because I had no shoes...but then again, I won’t get blisters.... Dx 9/9/2015, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 9/22/2015 Lumpectomy: Right Radiation Therapy 11/1/2015 3DCRT: Breast Hormonal Therapy 12/30/2015 Femara (letrozole)

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