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Topic: GRRRRRRRRR I HATE LE..........

Forum: Lymphedema — Risks, tips for prevention, and info about products that can address the symptoms of lymphedema.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2010 10:56PM

Estepp wrote:

EVERYONE can tell I have it... my arm just looks so fat..... I have been to.... and going back to.... therapy..... with a LE specialist... I wrap... I wear compression garments when flying.. exercising... BLAH BLAH BLAH......

I do it all, and I do it right. As a Stylist..... I was told... My job was a good profession to be in as it will help my lymphatic flow.... well....... MY FREAKIN' body... MY personal LE gets MUCH WORSE when I work........

I have to vent this....this is just such an angry spot... such a bad thing.....

If I change the way I dress..... if I do not work in my field...... if if if......................... my LE is ok.

REALLY????????????????????

I pray for a cure for this... I PRAY we all can get NODE replacement SOON... PLEASE allow science to figure out a way to REPLACE our nodes.. SOON.

I would rather have chemo all over again... than deal with LE.

Just a post.... to vent.... for ALL OF US. I do not need a pat on the back here sisters.. I need you ALL to get mad with me....... Post YOUR pain in this trip we call LE.......

We are the Ta Ta Sisterhood! Her2+ BC is what I had.... and yes sisters.. I had lymph node involvement...Plus Radiation AND Implant only Reconstruction. DX 6/25/08
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Aug 29, 2018 07:19PM - edited Aug 29, 2018 07:20PM by JO-5

I looked at brightlife. They also have circaid. Which were you refering to? I did not see anything that looked like it would be a substitute for wrapping.

Will look again.

Joanne

Org dx 04 lumpectomy rads arimidex stage 1 grade 3 no nodes er+pr+her- 2014 rads induced angiosarcoma, wide excision 2015 angio recurrence, rt mast. Lat flap, 1/3 flap went necrotic, skin graft leg to chest Seeing dr every 3 to 6 months.
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Aug 30, 2018 06:01PM Vargadoll wrote:

Wrapping has never been mentioned to me. I also have never been told what grade/stage LE I have. I see my PT on the 15th I am going to ask her. I'm also havin more cording. In my abdomen again. I popped 3 this morning. I use the cup I use for cupping my scar and the suction pulled the cords up and they popped real easy. I have one big one I can't get. Hope DH can later. Hope he doesn't question the huge hickey under my LE boob! (LOL)

"She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come" Proverbs 31:25 Dx 12/23/2016, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 2/7/2017 Lumpectomy: Right Radiation Therapy 4/13/2017 Breast Hormonal Therapy Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Radiation Therapy Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes, Chest wall
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Aug 31, 2018 01:35AM - edited Aug 31, 2018 01:36AM by hugz4u

Jo call brightlife. They are very helpful. Here is the inside of mine and one pic with specs.

I haven't used it yet but my fitter trimmed it down to size for me. Apparently it's instead of wrapping. My MLD girl doesn't like that it does not overlap by half as real wrapping does. Maybe there is something to the product in how it works that she doesn't know.


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Aug 31, 2018 01:38AM hugz4u wrote:

varg. Lol on Hickey!

Hum I wonder if you could make popping cords a Friday night activity with DH? NOT!

I hope you get rid of the pesky things quick!

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Aug 31, 2018 01:51AM hugz4u wrote:

Jo this is the packaging

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Aug 31, 2018 09:34AM SheliaMarie wrote:

For the amount of swelling that I get (which to me feels like a ton!), it worked as well as wrapping did. The beauty of it is that you can make it as tight or loose as you need as long as you keep the wrist tightest, then a bit looser each strap up (if that makes sense).

Dx 7/7/2008, IDC, Left, 2cm, Stage IIB, ER+/PR-, HER2- Surgery 7/10/2008 Lumpectomy: Left Chemotherapy 8/7/2008 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Ellence (epirubicin), Taxotere (docetaxel) Radiation Therapy 1/1/2009 Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes Surgery 2/1/2009 Prophylactic ovary removal Hormonal Therapy 2/15/2009 Arimidex (anastrozole), Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Dx 5/24/2017, IDC, Stage IV, metastasized to bone/other, 1/1 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Targeted Therapy 5/25/2017 Kisqali Hormonal Therapy 5/25/2017 Aromasin (exemestane) Chemotherapy 4/10/2018 Abraxane (albumin-bound or nab-paclitaxel) Chemotherapy 6/10/2018 Halaven (eribulin) Radiation Therapy 6/18/2018 External: Chest wall Chemotherapy 8/26/2018 Ixempra (ixabepilone) Dx 10/30/2018, IDC, Stage IV, metastasized to lungs Dx 11/7/2018, IDC, Stage IV, metastasized to bone/other, ER+/PR-, HER2- Radiation Therapy 11/12/2018 External: Bone Chemotherapy 11/12/2018 Xeloda (capecitabine)
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Aug 31, 2018 12:27PM - edited Aug 31, 2018 12:27PM by Robins_Mess

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Dx 9/11/2014, IDC, 6cm+, Grade 3, ER+/PR-, HER2- Chemotherapy 10/21/2014 AC + T (Taxol) Surgery 3/30/2015 Mastectomy: Left, Right Surgery Prophylactic ovary removal Radiation Therapy Lymph nodes, Chest wall
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Sep 1, 2018 08:35AM JO-5 wrote:

hugz,

Thanks for the pics

Sheila

Thanks for the comment about it.

I have the pics and comments on my phone and will show the therapist Wednesday, and see if she knows about this one. She mentioned one with velcro straps that she said many women like.

This one is not nearly as expensive as some I had heard of.

Thanks to all of you.

Joanne

Org dx 04 lumpectomy rads arimidex stage 1 grade 3 no nodes er+pr+her- 2014 rads induced angiosarcoma, wide excision 2015 angio recurrence, rt mast. Lat flap, 1/3 flap went necrotic, skin graft leg to chest Seeing dr every 3 to 6 months.
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Sep 1, 2018 11:09AM ML1209 wrote:

Not sure where to post this, so here goes. I had increased fluid in my arm last visit to LET. Plan is to do massage, exercises, and wear sleeve every day for 4 weeks. I did this last time and fluid levels decreased. Yesterday at work, I started having pain in my armpit, inner upper arm, and breast. Tried to do my exercises but too painful to lift my arm very far. I also noticed an area of my breast was slightly red and painful to touch. It reminds of when I had mastitis when nursing. I am wearing sleeve and sleeping in compression tank. I have not been dx with LE, but this is 2nd time I had increased fluid. Would be so grateful for your thoughts. And my mind goes to the dark places always. This is 2 years exactly of when I found my lump. Of course these things always happen over a long holiday weekend. Plus one sweet DD down with a stomach virus. Ugh.

Diagnosed age 48, Oncotype 35 Dx 11/2016, IDC, Right, 2cm, Grade 3, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Chemotherapy 12/29/2016 Surgery 5/23/2017 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Radiation Therapy 7/10/2017 Whole-breast: Breast Hormonal Therapy Arimidex (anastrozole) Chemotherapy AC + T (Taxol)
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Sep 1, 2018 11:56AM Binney4 wrote:

ML, you need to get some eyes on that pronto. Sounds like it could be cellulitis, which is an infection that is common with LE. It is an emergency because it can take off and spread rapidly. Here's more information about it:

http://www.stepup-speakout.org/Emergencies_and_Med...

Emergency room or urgent care, since it's a weekend. Be sure to say the words "lymphedema" and "cellulitis" because sometimes they can be slow to pick up on us lymphers. Please do keep us posted.

Gentle hugs,
Binney

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Sep 1, 2018 02:42PM ML1209 wrote:

Thank you Binney4! I talked with my NP for my oncologist. She has called me in an antibiotic. I am a nurse and felt that is what it was .... but we are the worst patients! Try and treat ourselves. Plus it is always scary .... always thinking the worst. Hopefully these will work quickly. Thank you so much for being there for me!

Diagnosed age 48, Oncotype 35 Dx 11/2016, IDC, Right, 2cm, Grade 3, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Chemotherapy 12/29/2016 Surgery 5/23/2017 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Radiation Therapy 7/10/2017 Whole-breast: Breast Hormonal Therapy Arimidex (anastrozole) Chemotherapy AC + T (Taxol)
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Sep 1, 2018 03:31PM Binney4 wrote:

ML, thanks for posting back, and glad you're getting started on the antibiotics. Whew! As a nurse you undoubtedly know this, but it's a good idea to outline the area of redness with a marking pen so you can see if it's progressing and cheer when it recedes. Hope you can rest up for awhile. Stay well hydrated and ditch the compression/massage/exercises until the antibiotic starts to kick in. Might want to schedule with your LET as soon as it clears, for help getting the swelling back in control.

As for not having a LE diagnosis, cellulitis can be both a factor in increasing LE risk, and an indication that sub-clinical (or Stage O) LE already exists. So, good for you for having a LET already that you can call on! Catching LE early-on makes managing it so much easier.

Rest up, and please let us know how you're doing. Very gentle hugs!
Binney

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Sep 1, 2018 09:00PM - edited Sep 1, 2018 09:03PM by ML1209

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Diagnosed age 48, Oncotype 35 Dx 11/2016, IDC, Right, 2cm, Grade 3, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Chemotherapy 12/29/2016 Surgery 5/23/2017 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Radiation Therapy 7/10/2017 Whole-breast: Breast Hormonal Therapy Arimidex (anastrozole) Chemotherapy AC + T (Taxol)
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Sep 1, 2018 09:03PM ML1209 wrote:

Binney4 - ha! I was very happy when she told me to stop wearing my compression garments etc.! I already have an appt on Thursday - I was already scheduled to recheck my fluid levels. Very thankful for an amazing breast surgeon oncologist who has an LET in his office. I see them both every 3 months. More often if issues of course. I am thankful for cellulitis and not something worse😜 and antibiotics that work quickly! It is a busy weekend as my 9 year old is being baptized so we have family here. A little much for right now, but it is what it is. Hope you have a wonderful weekend! My surgeon and LET gave me their cell phone numbers in the beginning and said to text anytime I need them. They have been amazing.

Diagnosed age 48, Oncotype 35 Dx 11/2016, IDC, Right, 2cm, Grade 3, 0/4 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Chemotherapy 12/29/2016 Surgery 5/23/2017 Lumpectomy: Right; Lymph node removal: Sentinel Radiation Therapy 7/10/2017 Whole-breast: Breast Hormonal Therapy Arimidex (anastrozole) Chemotherapy AC + T (Taxol)
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Sep 2, 2018 02:16AM - edited Sep 2, 2018 02:17AM by hugz4u

ML. My first thought was cellulitis. So glad you have an amazing team and are watchful. Once you get all under control do join our exercise thread which is so helpful with moving sluggish lymph fluid and healthy anyway you look at it. No competition at all we are a friendly bunch.

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Sep 2, 2018 07:49AM Vargadoll wrote:

ML- when I read your post I thought cellulitis to! I still feel like a newbie here to! How quickly we learn to identify issues with LE! Sounds like you have a great care team to!

Enjoy your family and celebrating the baptism of your 9 y/o! My little ones are grandkids 12,11,8,6,3 &1.

"She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come" Proverbs 31:25 Dx 12/23/2016, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 2/7/2017 Lumpectomy: Right Radiation Therapy 4/13/2017 Breast Hormonal Therapy Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Radiation Therapy Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes, Chest wall
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Sep 2, 2018 12:19PM Binney4 wrote:

ML, thinking of you on this very special day. Hope the memories will all be of the joy of your son's baptism and your family's gathering, now that the medical issues are on their way to "all better"!

Gentle hugs, and one for your son too,
Binney


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Sep 5, 2018 06:07PM JO-5 wrote:

ML,

I hope your cellulitis is healing and you are feeling much better.

Ladies all,

I had my 2nd appointment with the LE Therapist. My first impression of her was right and she is the first that I think is really a qualified LE therapist.

She basically just measured me today, and it was much more involved than any before. She didn't just throw a tape measure around my arm at various places but at specific areas on both arms.

She had me show her what I've been doing for massage and corrected me where it was wrong and explained why. Then she showed me how to do it right. The things she showed me made so much more sense than anyone had shown me before.

The therapist in 2015 that was so horrible also used a cream when she did the massage. This lady today DOES NOT ....and explained why not. (In 2015 I asked that woman why the cream and she said, "because it helps the hand slide easier over the skin!" ) You all know that is wrong.....and so did I. (Another reason I would not go back to her.)

Because of my situation in my chest and back, Michelle, new therapist's name, changed some things to route lymph away from those areas...and showed my husband how to do my back and right side.

Since I do not want to wrap I will be buying one of the new gizmos that work with velcro, but she is meeting next week with two new vendors, one from Juzo. She knows about the circaid that hugz sent me pics of, She says they run around $110- 135 and says they have a better one now that runs about $300.

She says the velcro on the less expensive would last about a year. The better $300 one will last about 18 months to 2 years. She does not know if the two she is reviewing will do a better job or not. She does have a patient using the circaid pictured on here and is doing well with it. (I'm thinking the $110-135 one would be fine....and if I need a new one in a year....I'm still ahead especially if the more expensive one only lasts 6 months more)

We discussed some Dr's lack of knowledge of breast cancer LE.....and she said there are none in our area that really know much at all about it, and not many therapists that are properly trained. WOW! How well I know that!

I still do not know what this is actually costing me. I'm paying a co pay of $55 a visit .... which is my insurance company's co pay for out of network. They still say that is all I will have to pay. We have not heard again from the other place that said it will be more.😟

I will be devastated if I cannot continue with her.

Have a good day all!

Joanne


Org dx 04 lumpectomy rads arimidex stage 1 grade 3 no nodes er+pr+her- 2014 rads induced angiosarcoma, wide excision 2015 angio recurrence, rt mast. Lat flap, 1/3 flap went necrotic, skin graft leg to chest Seeing dr every 3 to 6 months.
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Sep 5, 2018 07:06PM - edited Sep 5, 2018 07:47PM by Binney4

Joanne, if you can't continue with her we'll ALL be devastated! But I'm holding out for the co-pay taking care of it. Onward!

Whew! Do great therapists have any idea how grateful we are for them?!! Besides just telling them that, we can write or email theIr state licensing board (PT or OT, whichever applies) and let them know what a great job the therapist is doing. These notes go into their files, so they hit the mark and not only encourage but may even help their career along in a small way.

Looking forward to your reports on the velcro gizmo of your choice.

And ML, how in the world are you? Hoping the weekend was wonderful and memorable, and that you're on top of the cellulitis by now.

Hugs!
Binney

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Sep 7, 2018 08:31PM sheila888 wrote:

Hi Ladies..some of you know me.

I was diagnosed with LE the first time since the beast showed it's ugly face twice.

I need to hear from you what should I be expecting from this.?

My left arm was 25% bigger when LE THERAPIST measured it.

I'm also suffering from a pinch nerve issue on the same side which left my left arm half in numbness.

Is this gonna be a permanent PT issue ? I mean the LE

Can you please share your experiences when you were first diagnosed?

You can PM me if you prefer.

Thank You so much.

Sheila💛

Sheila♥ Dx 4/8/2005, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+ Dx 8/21/2015, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 1/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 10/13/2015 Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right Dx 11/2018, IDC, Stage IV, metastasized to bone/liver/lungs, Grade 2, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Sep 8, 2018 08:10AM - edited Sep 8, 2018 08:14AM by JO-5

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Org dx 04 lumpectomy rads arimidex stage 1 grade 3 no nodes er+pr+her- 2014 rads induced angiosarcoma, wide excision 2015 angio recurrence, rt mast. Lat flap, 1/3 flap went necrotic, skin graft leg to chest Seeing dr every 3 to 6 months.
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Sep 8, 2018 08:12AM JO-5 wrote:

Binney,

As soon as I can figure out where to write I am going to write a good report for my new therapist. Thank you for the suggestion.

Joanne

Org dx 04 lumpectomy rads arimidex stage 1 grade 3 no nodes er+pr+her- 2014 rads induced angiosarcoma, wide excision 2015 angio recurrence, rt mast. Lat flap, 1/3 flap went necrotic, skin graft leg to chest Seeing dr every 3 to 6 months.
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Sep 8, 2018 08:14AM JO-5 wrote:

Sheila,

I'm not the best one to answer your questions, but this will bump you up.

I can tell you that LE, acording to my new therapist is forever, but it can be kept under control with constant vigilence. Once you get it down you have to keep up with maintinance.

I never had LE until my first bout with cellulitis and it has gotten worse with each cellulitus. I had kept it under control for the last 5 years until I got bitten by deer flies on that arm.

A good qualified therapist is the best to help you....and good luck with that !

The numbness, if it is from a pinched nerve I don't know....however my bs told me in 04 after my first dx and 16 nodes removed that whatever numbness I had a year later would be permanent. My arm pit and almost all the way down to my elbow is numb. In my arm pit I can feel nothing at all....the rest is not as bad.

Some others will be along to answer better.

Joanne

Org dx 04 lumpectomy rads arimidex stage 1 grade 3 no nodes er+pr+her- 2014 rads induced angiosarcoma, wide excision 2015 angio recurrence, rt mast. Lat flap, 1/3 flap went necrotic, skin graft leg to chest Seeing dr every 3 to 6 months.
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Sep 8, 2018 11:43AM sheila888 wrote:

Thanks Jo.....my questions are not really medical ones..I have kinda stupid questions like after the the wrapping how am I gonna take a shower or do regular stuff? Is the sun have any effects on LE or do I need a salt free diet ? Is there a limitation about carrying weight like my grandchildren ?

I rather here those answers from someone who went through with it.....

I start therapy Tuesday twice a week.

Sheila

Sheila♥ Dx 4/8/2005, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+ Dx 8/21/2015, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 1/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 10/13/2015 Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right Dx 11/2018, IDC, Stage IV, metastasized to bone/liver/lungs, Grade 2, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Sep 8, 2018 11:54AM - edited Sep 8, 2018 11:56AM by Vargadoll

Shelia- I was diagnosed in March 2017 so I'm still pretty new at this to. I have learned so much from the ladies on this thread and other threads on here. I have a constant issue with cording. My swelling has not been to bad. I have truncal LE also. My boob is te worst! I have to wear a compression bra and swell spot wrap everyday. My affected side is my dominant hand. This has been a challenge as I've discovered I am very right-handed! I've had to learn to do lots of things with my left hand like carrying groceries for instance, when I'm working in the yard I always try to use my left hand which is so awkward but I'm learning and most importantly when I reach for things I use my left hand and if I'm petting an animal I don't know I always use my left hand. I've had cellulitis twice and a bacterial infection once and they're not fun! I was told no more than 10 lb with the affected side which is hard for me because I can lift 106 lb like nobody's business!(I have an adult multiple e handicapped child who only walks with assistance she weighs 106 LOL) I have six grandchildren the two little ones are three and a half and 18 months I just make sure I always pick them up and carry them on my left side not my right. It's a balancing act you'll figure it out there's lots of support here. I'll see if I can bump the threads I follow too active. I wished I had found them earlier cuz they have been a huge help! As far as rapping I've never been rap so I'm no help there. I can tell you other little things I do just to prevent an injury to my hand I always wear gloves when working in the yard fit gloves at that! In the kitchen I always use the Disposable gloves like the cafeteria workers use at school LOL. Especially when handling meat, I learned that one a little too late and had small cut in my finger and I'm convinced that's where my first round of cellulitis came from, handling raw meat without a glove. I also wear a glove when pumping gas you never know what's on the gas pump handle! I'm extra careful with knives and about a slicing machine so I don't have to use my grster anymore!

"She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come" Proverbs 31:25 Dx 12/23/2016, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 2/7/2017 Lumpectomy: Right Radiation Therapy 4/13/2017 Breast Hormonal Therapy Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Radiation Therapy Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes, Chest wall
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Sep 8, 2018 12:07PM sheila888 wrote:

vargadoll.....thank you so much for answering some of my stupid questions.

Do you take precautions all the time ?

It must be hard..I'm also a very independent person I'd like to do everything myself .

If you can explain handling the raw meat with a disposable gloves not sure why?

Thanks so much

Sheila

Sheila♥ Dx 4/8/2005, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+ Dx 8/21/2015, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 1/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 10/13/2015 Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right Dx 11/2018, IDC, Stage IV, metastasized to bone/liver/lungs, Grade 2, ER+/PR+, HER2-
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Sep 8, 2018 12:43PM Vargadoll wrote:

Shelia - I am a do it my own damn self girl! The meat has bacteria so if you have an open wound or even just a torn cuticle the bacteria can sneak in there. Sometimes I even wear the gloves handling vegetables. And yes 110% of the time I am aware of my lymphedema! It took me getting stung twice in the swimming pool reaching for a float with my right hand that changed my way of thinking! That's why I reach for everything with my left hand now. I have been on antibiotics more times this past year than I have in my entire 53 years of life! If I stay on top of the LE and use caution I can try to avoid cellulitis or a bacterial infection. The part I hate most is not being able to lfit heavy things. I'm really strong and hate having limits. I bumped a bunch of theads for you. Just look in the active topic section.

"She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come" Proverbs 31:25 Dx 12/23/2016, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 2/7/2017 Lumpectomy: Right Radiation Therapy 4/13/2017 Breast Hormonal Therapy Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Radiation Therapy Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes, Chest wall
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Sep 8, 2018 01:02PM MinusTwo wrote:

Sheila: Below is a wonderful web site that a number of our BCO members were involved in creating. You'll probably find lots of answers there. Other than that, I pretty much read through a couple of LE threads on this site and looked at everyone's past questions. Yes - it's every day for the rest of your life. If you can keep it under control, it's much easier than dealing with flares. Most important is to advocate for yourself and find a well trained LEPT.

https://stepup-speakout.org/

2/15/11 BMX-DCIS 2SNB clear-TEs; 9/15/11-410gummies; 3/20/13 recurrance-5.5cm,mets to lymphs, Stage IIIB IDC ER/PRneg,HER2+; TCH/Perjeta/Neulasta x6; ALND 9/24/13 1/18 nodes 4.5cm; AC chemo 10/30/13 x3; herceptin again; Rads Feb2014
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Sep 8, 2018 03:03PM Vargadoll wrote:

Thank you for sharing the link Minus Two! I forgot to mention it! That's the first place to look!

"She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come" Proverbs 31:25 Dx 12/23/2016, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 2/7/2017 Lumpectomy: Right Radiation Therapy 4/13/2017 Breast Hormonal Therapy Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Radiation Therapy Whole-breast: Breast, Lymph nodes, Chest wall
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Sep 8, 2018 03:08PM sheila888 wrote:

Thank you my friends...I will check everything after grandchildren go home.

Big Hugs I really appreciated it.

Sheila 💛

Sheila♥ Dx 4/8/2005, IDC, Right, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+ Dx 8/21/2015, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IIB, Grade 2, 1/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 10/13/2015 Mastectomy: Left; Prophylactic mastectomy: Right Dx 11/2018, IDC, Stage IV, metastasized to bone/liver/lungs, Grade 2, ER+/PR+, HER2-

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