I Was Born With Polands Syndrome

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    I was born with polands syndrome

    but I was not diagnosed with it until last year. I am 15 years old and I have no pectoral muscle on the right side of my chest. When I went back to the hospital earlier this year, the doctor suggested surgery but i am scared. I've never had an operation before and I'm just...
    pasteldreams98 pasteldreams98
    18-21, F
    5 Responses May 8, 2014

    I invite you all to come over to my Poland

    Syndrome Suppport (USA) Facebook page, this is a closed group and we are very open and willing to lend advise.
    Gene47 Gene47
    46-50, M
    May 1, 2015

    first of all I found this by chance

    and I almost started crying. I was diagnosed with PS when I was born. my right hand was small and webbed with the middle digits missing and my pectoral major missing I was bullied but now I'm 18 and don't want to feel alone in my defect
    Everrisingmoon Everrisingmoon
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 1, 2015

    I Was Born With Polands Syndrome

    i was born with shorter fingers on my left hand, as well as my left chest is weaker - my left breast is smaller. i had a big mental problems with accepting it. was very ashamed. NOW ITS DIFFERENT. i would like to share the same stories with you , you , or you ;)
    gulabo gulabo
    26-30
    Sep 24, 2011

    I am a 16 year old girl

    and I'm still in high school, that's tough as it is but I do live with polands syndrome and its makes life harder especially in this day and age. When thinking about it I always end up crying and I hate that I can't do anything about it because the doctors won't!:(
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response May 26, 2015

    I Feel So Sad.

    I was diagnosed with Polands Syndrome when I was 14. I was born without my right breast and pectoral muscle. I'm 20 now, and I had an operation at age 15. I have battled with depression, and I have always felt like I'm incomplete, everyday that I wake up I wish I would have...
    milee853 milee853
    18-21, F
    6 Responses May 7, 2010
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