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Home care after lumpectomy - suggestions?

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Learning About Breast Cancer about 8 years
 
  • Maya Wald Profile
    anonymous
    Patient
    I had my lumpectomy last Wed. Wear a sports bra or other support bra 24/7. I basically just followed the instructions given to me when discharged and seem to be doing fine. I get the staples out Thursday, so hopefully the pain will lessen after that. Good Luck!
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  • Connie Herrick Profile
    anonymous
    Survivor since 2011
    I found the sports bras to be a little constricting, since I had a reduction at the same time (incision under the breast as well). I bought a light-weight "nursing" bra from Target. It is very comfortable for sleeping and laying around.
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    • Pat Andrew Profile
      anonymous
      Learning About Breast Cancer

      Thank you Maya,and Connie.My surgery is next Tuesday the 20th and I am trying to get together things I may need for after I come home.I will be alone.

      about 8 years Flag

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