Got New Breast from tummy

Jeanie4164
Jeanie4164 Member Posts: 13
edited March 2014 in Breast Cancer #1
Have any of you had reconstruction surgery (tummy tuck, stomach fat used)?
Please I need to talk to you asap if you have had this done!
Thanks Jeanie

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  • Calleen
    Calleen Member Posts: 411
    I have
    I had both breasts done on July 29th. I have to go back to work in a few minutes but will be back about 4:30 central time.. just ask away and I'll do what I can to help you..
  • New Flower
    New Flower Member Posts: 4,294
    Calleen said:

    I have
    I had both breasts done on July 29th. I have to go back to work in a few minutes but will be back about 4:30 central time.. just ask away and I'll do what I can to help you..

    I had DIEP/TRAM flap reconstruction
    Hi and welcome,
    Did you mean DIEP reconstruction/
    I had this type of reconstruction 1 year ago. You can write me a privet message and talk to me on the phone.
    Hugs
  • cruf
    cruf Member Posts: 908

    I had DIEP/TRAM flap reconstruction
    Hi and welcome,
    Did you mean DIEP reconstruction/
    I had this type of reconstruction 1 year ago. You can write me a privet message and talk to me on the phone.
    Hugs

    Tram Flap
    I had a mastectomy and Tram Flap Reconstruction 9 yrs. ago. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me here or PM me here. HUGS!! Cathy
  • cats_toy
    cats_toy Member Posts: 1,462 Member
    free flap
    Hi Jeanie, I had a free flap done in August. That is the complete removal of the tummy skin and fat, and attached to the breast. There are quite a few here who have had something similar done, and we would be glad to answer questions. What exactly did you need to know?
    Cat
  • Jeanie4164
    Jeanie4164 Member Posts: 13
    Calleen said:

    I have
    I had both breasts done on July 29th. I have to go back to work in a few minutes but will be back about 4:30 central time.. just ask away and I'll do what I can to help you..

    tram flap
    The pain still!!!!! I get charlie horses in my gut all the time do u have this?
    Jeanie
  • Jeanie4164
    Jeanie4164 Member Posts: 13
    cats_toy said:

    free flap
    Hi Jeanie, I had a free flap done in August. That is the complete removal of the tummy skin and fat, and attached to the breast. There are quite a few here who have had something similar done, and we would be glad to answer questions. What exactly did you need to know?
    Cat

    tram flap
    Im so glad you said you have had just what I had done! I have been having the worst gut wrenching pain. It been going on for about 2 and half years now. The doctors have run test and said it was nothing. NOTHING? how can having charlie horses in your gut be nothing? Have you ever heard of this?
    Thanks Jeanie
  • Jeanie4164
    Jeanie4164 Member Posts: 13

    I had DIEP/TRAM flap reconstruction
    Hi and welcome,
    Did you mean DIEP reconstruction/
    I had this type of reconstruction 1 year ago. You can write me a privet message and talk to me on the phone.
    Hugs

    New Flower
    I do not know how to do a private message here yet? I am just learning here. You can email me at [email protected] any of you can! Please please help me
  • Calleen
    Calleen Member Posts: 411

    tram flap
    Im so glad you said you have had just what I had done! I have been having the worst gut wrenching pain. It been going on for about 2 and half years now. The doctors have run test and said it was nothing. NOTHING? how can having charlie horses in your gut be nothing? Have you ever heard of this?
    Thanks Jeanie

    no
    I haven't had any kind of tummy problems. I know my tummy is now very very tight and sometimes I feel my intestines bubbling right at the surface of the skin. Have you had any x-rays or ultra sounds of your gut?? What kinds of tests have they done? Your right tha something is going on becsue you should not be having that kind of pain in your belly like that..
  • Jeanie4164
    Jeanie4164 Member Posts: 13
    Calleen said:

    no
    I haven't had any kind of tummy problems. I know my tummy is now very very tight and sometimes I feel my intestines bubbling right at the surface of the skin. Have you had any x-rays or ultra sounds of your gut?? What kinds of tests have they done? Your right tha something is going on becsue you should not be having that kind of pain in your belly like that..

    yes had exam
    i had a ct scan that showed nothing? I think im going crazy! I get the so bad I can not move.
  • DianeBC
    DianeBC Member Posts: 3,881 Member

    yes had exam
    i had a ct scan that showed nothing? I think im going crazy! I get the so bad I can not move.

    Have you talked to and seen
    Have you talked to and seen your plastic surgeon recently and told them about this? Have you had a MRI done? Make sure that your surgeon understands the pain, and, you might want to make an appt. with your oncologist and tell them. There has to be a reason.
  • New Flower
    New Flower Member Posts: 4,294
    DianeBC said:

    Have you talked to and seen
    Have you talked to and seen your plastic surgeon recently and told them about this? Have you had a MRI done? Make sure that your surgeon understands the pain, and, you might want to make an appt. with your oncologist and tell them. There has to be a reason.

    Check internal organs
    Jeanie,
    Sorry I missed your reply today. I understand that they run different tests and could not find anything.
    Yes, Dian is correct your plastic surgeon is the first to talk to. You also should seek a second opinion - from another plastic surgeon. Primary care physician - blood metabolic panel, consultation with Gastroenterologist and gynecologist will be helpful as well.

    I had my Tram flap 14 months ago. Generally speaking I am doing ok. However every time when I had stomach pain, periods (before induced menopause) or any other pain in my internal organs I have experienced similar pain as you do. I am always trying take care of primary pain sites. Usually it helps.

    I would suggest checking your other organs for non-cancer related illnesses, just to be sure that your liver, kidney, bladder stomach are working well and causing your pain.

    I hope it helps, please write me.
    Hugs.
    New Flower
  • Jeanie4164
    Jeanie4164 Member Posts: 13

    Check internal organs
    Jeanie,
    Sorry I missed your reply today. I understand that they run different tests and could not find anything.
    Yes, Dian is correct your plastic surgeon is the first to talk to. You also should seek a second opinion - from another plastic surgeon. Primary care physician - blood metabolic panel, consultation with Gastroenterologist and gynecologist will be helpful as well.

    I had my Tram flap 14 months ago. Generally speaking I am doing ok. However every time when I had stomach pain, periods (before induced menopause) or any other pain in my internal organs I have experienced similar pain as you do. I am always trying take care of primary pain sites. Usually it helps.

    I would suggest checking your other organs for non-cancer related illnesses, just to be sure that your liver, kidney, bladder stomach are working well and causing your pain.

    I hope it helps, please write me.
    Hugs.
    New Flower

    From Jeanie
    I sent you my phone number flower.

    Thanks Jeanie
  • brenda247
    brenda247 Member Posts: 124
    ME TOO!!!
    i ALSO NEED SOME HELP ON THIS ISSUE.. HOPE SOMEONE CAN HELP..
    Brenda