hello all i have not been in this forum beforei didn't know it existedi have used other BC forums but have a specific question and did a search and found this one wooo hooo anywayi recently had a TE recon 1 3 and it went fine but a week later i developed an infection on my radiated sidethen a week later it spread to the other sidethen a week later it was really super badso i was admitted to the hospital and they removed them it has been almost 6 weeks since the original surgery and iv'e been on antibiotics from the beginning but the radiated side infection will not go away still red and swollen and the antibiotics i'm on hasn't done anything has anyone gone thru this before or have any advice on it? currently i'm waiting to here back from my PS to see what our next step isthank you so much for your help i sincerely appreciate it. allyView Thread
oh roberta! thank you so much for taking the time to respond. your story is inspiring. i know i'm scared right now to go forward but i also know that soooooo many women have gone thru worse......and still kept truckin forward to get to where they finally feel successful. i think i was naive because i had never had this happen before so had no idea it really could. again....compared to others, this is nothing but it's scary for me in the big scheme of why i'm even here on this site. the advice i have been given is to may suggest a different antibiotic....or IV antibiotic......or give it more time......so i guess i will just wait to see what my PS tells me. and i won't give up on myself. eventually i will be where i'm meant to be. until then......i will meet alot of wonderful people along the way! ) thank you so much!View Thread
hi GGrandmaJan! you know.....i was going to ask my PS if she considered talking to my radiation dr to see if he would have insight on this. thank you for reconfirming my thoughts. and thank you for those powerful prayers! i'll take all i can get! ) God bless! AllyView Thread
Thank you Judy! i have read that women who've had my problem have had to do IV antibiotics. and no....no bloodwork done to see what exactly the virus is that's causing the infection. but good suggestions to bring to her attention....thank you so much!View Thread
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