I’m feeling a bit of a whimp.  I had mct right breast in late October followed 6 weeks later by 14 aux nodes removed.  I have still very swollen and have seroma  from first op but what is getting me down is the constant ache in my arm.  Am I expecting too much that it should be over by now?   I do all the exercises and massage the arm. 

  • Hi and a very warm welcome to the online community

    As the community is divided up into cancer specific groups could I recommend that you join the very friendly breast cancer group where you can ask questions, share experiences and get support. Nobody there will think that you are a wimp.

    To join just click on the link I've created and then choose 'join this group' on the page that opens. You can then introduce yourself and post questions after selecting 'start a discussion' and join in with existing conversations by clicking on 'reply'.

    When you have a minute it would be useful if could pop something about your journey so far into your profile as it really helps others when answering or looking for someone with a similar diagnosis. It also means that you don't have to keep repeating yourself. To do this click on your username and then select 'Edit Profile'. You can amend it at any time and if you're not sure what to write you can take a look at mine by clicking on my username.


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  • Hi  and welcome to the Online Community, although I am sorry to see you finding us.

    Talking with people who are on the same journey can help a lot so can I highlight our very supportive Lymphoedema group.

    Posting in this group will open up your concerns to a wider group of people who know exactly what you are going through at the moment.

    Follow the link I've created, join the group then introduce yourself to the group and post questions after selecting 'start a discussion' and you can also join in with existing conversations by clicking on 'reply'.

    You may want to put some information in your profile as this can help a lot. Click here to see how to add details as this helps everyone to see a little about you and how best to reply to you.

    All the very best.

    Mike - Thehighlander

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