I'm up for a DIEP on 23rd September and am stealing myself to read of other people's experiences. It seems that you required a fair amount of recovery time and also, I'm guessing, a fair amount of help.
I will say that I'm getting nervous about the whole thing now although it seems that the majority of DIEPs are successful. I am wondering also, though, about ending up with the DIEP breast being coniderably higher than my remaining breast, also whether I will be left with 'dog ears' either side of my hip bones.
It's different for all of us I know.
Thank you so much for sharing your story with everyone here. Even though you havent had any replies yet I can see that many people have read this. It sounds like you had preventative surgery, but you may find more support and response in the Surgery section of the Forum. I wonder if you would like to post there as well? Your experience will be relevant to many.
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