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Topic: Implants itch after drinking alcohol

Forum: Surgery - Before, During, and After — Surgical options and helpful tips for recovery and side effects.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2019 09:18PM

ShaneOak wrote:

I am nearly 7 years out from reconstruction and my implants still itch after I drink alcohol. Anyone else experience this?

Dx 12/5/2012, DCIS, Left, 6cm+, Stage 0, Grade 3, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+ Surgery 12/15/2012 Lymph node removal: Left; Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Surgery 4/23/2013 Reconstruction (left); Reconstruction (right)
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Nov 14, 2019 12:17PM MinusTwo wrote:

Shane - thank heavens I haven't. What do your doctors say?

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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Nov 14, 2019 12:35PM ShaneOak wrote:

I’m due for a visit but this has been going on for years! So weird and mostly annoying!

Dx 12/5/2012, DCIS, Left, 6cm+, Stage 0, Grade 3, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2+ Surgery 12/15/2012 Lymph node removal: Left; Mastectomy: Left, Right; Reconstruction (left): Tissue expander placement; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Surgery 4/23/2013 Reconstruction (left); Reconstruction (right)

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