I Have Mastectomy

Mastectomy anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Mastectomy. You're not alone. 24 People

    Lucky Me!

    Hi everyone, In the early 2000s I had a very bad experience with my heart. In fact I died on the operating table, then while recovering I nearly died again. However I recovered with four stents in my heart. Then, shortly after, I noticed bleeding from my right nipple. at first I...
    luckyheart luckyheart
    66-70, F
    1 Response Jun 23, 2012

    Not Just A Mastectomy, But Bilateral

    Being BRCA 1+ I elected to have a BPM (bilateral prophylactic mastectomy) at the age if 29. I was single at the time I had the surgery without thoughts of having reconstruction. As a teenager I had breast reduction surgery. I often wonder my having huge breasts was a precursor or...
    SFSue SFSue
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Sep 6, 2013


    I had my mastectomy 2 years ago today. I had early stage but there were two locations of the cancer so it was recommended to have a mastectomy. I have had a really hard time coping with this. I still experience flashbacks of the experience and I think I think about it way too...
    psli psli
    2 Responses Mar 19, 2011

    Mrs Mary Hall

    hi everyone.I had my mastectomy in 2002.No lump just breat pain and crusted nipple.Doctor gave me cream for excema.Didnt clear it so doc was going to give me a different cream.I insisted on hospital referal.Iknew i had pagets disease of the breast from my research.I also knew it...
    maryhall48 maryhall48
    1 Response Mar 8, 2011

    Elective Double Masectomy

    Hi my name is janine iam 27 and iam due a double masectomy with tissue expanders in 8 weeks time. I was tested for the brac 1 genetic disorder and after teatin it was proved that i carry the genetic defect. I am really  worried about the healing process and how i will cope...
    janineh5 janineh5
    26-30, F
    6 Responses Jul 13, 2011

    My Bmx Is In 12 Days...

    Hi, My name is Rebecca. I turned 28 on July 21st. I have a very strong family history, multiple cysts, calcifications and BRCA1+. I had the genetic testing done 2 years ago. And I said "I'll wait and see". I lost my mom January 7, 2011 after battling breast cancer 3 times. She...
    blubecca7 blubecca7
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Jul 28, 2011

    Next Week Having A Mastectomy Scared

    Hello,I have all the information I know what is going to happen but its still the unkown till I come out of surgary. Then reality hits. I know I must have this done to save my life still is hard to accept it till it happens. Have a great surgon and wonderful support of people...
    salg295 salg295
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Sep 15, 2011
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