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I just had a lumpectomy and sentinal node biopsy. Two weeks later I am having pain when I move my arm, especially over my head? Does this go away?

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Learning About Breast Cancer over 7 years
 
  • Nikol Vega Profile
    anonymous
    Learning About Breast Cancer
    Yes it goes away eventually, take it easy though
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      anonymous
      Stage 2A Patient

      I go for mine tomorrow.

      over 6 years Flag
  • Ali S Profile
    anonymous
    Survivor since 2011
    Took a long time for me too. And after 5 months, it's sometimes still tight and I need to stretch a lot, but the pain subsided eventually.
    over 7 years Comment Flag
  • kathy swan Profile
    anonymous
    Learning About Breast Cancer
    Yes it is normal, I had 13 lymph nodes biopsied the 24th of February, I can still feel some stiffness in my forearm and numbness and sensitivity in the backside of my upper arm.
    over 7 years Comment Flag
  • Dee Layng Profile
    anonymous
    Learning About Breast Cancer
    Yes it eventually will get better. I had the same on January 12th and it took a long time to heal, and for the pain to go away. It's a lot better now. Good luck.
    over 7 years Comment Flag

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