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Topic: Post lumpectomy pain

Forum: Pain —

Share important questions and provide support to others experiencing breast cancer and treatment-related pain.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2018 09:58PM

momtomy5 wrote:

I had a lumpectomy last Thursday. Is it normal to have sharp stabbing type pains?

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Aug 14, 2018 10:38PM MelissaDallas wrote:

A weeks is not long at all to still have some pain. Lots of us have talked about having sharp "zappy" pains off and onfor months. I was told it was cut nerves trying to reconnect. If you start having warmth or redness or running fever you should check in with your doctor

LCIS, extensive sclerosing adenosis, TAH/BSO & partial omentectomy for mucinous borderline ovarian tumor.
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Aug 15, 2018 02:17PM JoE777 wrote:

Totally agree with Melisssa.

Dx 2/2012, IDC, Left, 2cm, Stage IIA, metastasized to bone, Grade 1, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 4/3/2012 Lumpectomy: Left; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Hormonal Therapy 1/7/2018 Femara (letrozole) Dx 2/2018, IDC, Stage IV, metastasized to bone/lungs, Grade 1, ER+/PR+, HER2- Hormonal Therapy Aromasin (exemestane), Femara (letrozole) Radiation Therapy Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes Chemotherapy Other Radiation Therapy External: Bone Targeted Therapy Kisqali
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Aug 15, 2018 03:23PM gb2115 wrote:

Yes, can definitely be normal. When is your surgery follow-up?

Dx IDC in October 2016, stage 2A, 1.2 cm ER/PR+ Her2-, Grade 2, 1/3 nodes. Mammaprint low risk luminal A, Lumpectomy + radiation + tamoxifen. Age 38 at diagnosis.
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Aug 15, 2018 10:26PM momtomy5 wrote:

Friday am post surgery follow up. I know the dr said it was benign but I just have a gut feeling he’s gonna have something bad to say at the appt.

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