Avatar universal
swelling
its been 2 yrs since completion of radiation, i am expierencing soreness and swelling wth firmness in the area between the lymphmnode and lumpectomy scar. my oncologist seems to think its fluid something like cellulitis. i am scheduled to see my surgeon and have a mammogram. but the thought of reocurrence is in my mind. has these symtoms been related to reocurrence


This discussion is related to Swelling after surgery, in right arm.
Discussion is closed
Cancel
1 Answers
Page 1 of 1
25201 tn?1255584436
This could be fluid .... could possibly be related to Lymphedema in that area or cellulitis, both of which can occur at any time after breast surgery with lymph node removal. The symptoms you describe wouldn't make me think recurrance though.  Regards ....
Discussion is closed
Cancel
A
A
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Breast Cancer Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Breast Cancer Answerers
25201 tn?1255584436
Blank
japdip
587083 tn?1327123862
Blank
zouzi
739091 tn?1300669627
Blank
SueYoung55
State of Confusion