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Right Breast Excision

I had a right breast excision on September 2, 2009 and am still experiencing a lot of pain in my breast as well as my arm.  Is this normal.  I notice that it hurts more in the cold weather and after I exercise at the gym.  Please advise as I am worried.  I have not yet called the surgeon that did my surgery
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You did not say whether you  were found to have BC, so this may not apply, but a recent report indicated that almost half of women reported continuing pain after BC surgery. Associated factors were younger age, adjuvant radiation therapy, and more extensive axillay surgery.

If you are experiencing swelling in your arm as well as pain, you might want to get checked for lymphedema, as early intervention results in better control.

Best wishes...
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