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Topic: To our fellow lymphers in the path of Hurricane Florence

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

Posted on: Sep 14, 2018 06:13AM

Binney4 wrote:

You're sure on our minds (and in my prayers, believe me--I have a daughter in the Navy currently stationed in NC--aaaugh!). Please stay safe.

In the past we've had gals here who were close to tornados and experienced pain and swelling from the rapid changes in atmospheric pressure that a major storm can bring. So keep those LE supplies handy! If you know how to wrap it might be helpful to wrap in anticipation of the storm's approach.


Gentle hugs,

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Sep 14, 2018 06:36AM ksusan wrote:


Mutant uprising quashed. Dx 1/2015, IDC, Right, Stage IIA, 1/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 1/2015, DCIS, Left, Stage 0, Grade 3, 0/2 nodes Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Surgery Lymph node removal: Sentinel; Mastectomy: Left, Right Radiation Therapy Whole-breast Chemotherapy Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel)
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Sep 14, 2018 10:21AM - edited Sep 14, 2018 10:21AM by Meow13

Hope everyone in its path is safe tonight.

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