Tongue flap reconstruction

leapdaymom Member Posts: 10
edited March 2014 in Head and Neck Cancer #1
I had surgery to do tongue reconstruction with the muscle from my forearm. Wondered if anyone had this done and then considered another surgery to make to appearance of the forearm look better and feel less sensitive. I am only two months out from surgery.. just want to see what is out there.


  • blitzbob`
    blitzbob` Member Posts: 17
    Hi I had a tongue flap made cant say I love it but I can talk and eat which I suppose is something
  • lisaann65
    lisaann65 Member Posts: 3
    I am 15 yrs cancer-free from tongue ca. I had about half of my tongue removed. I have never heard of a tongue flap reconctruction. Could you fill me in? Thanks, have a blessed day! Lisa
  • JeannaR
    JeannaR Member Posts: 4
    Hi, I had tongue flap reconstruction, 34 radiation treatments and just started chemo. I havent really thought about my arm, i have so much other things going on that i just want to be cured of the cancer. did you have radiation? My saliva is sooo thick, it gags me. Any ideas?
    JeannaR Chattanooga, TN