Hi Donna Hope you're getting along with everything and yes I'd the same problem but when I mentioned it first time was told it wasn't connected to rads second time I was told it was. For the last 11 years I've had ongoing problems with that shoulder after jarring it on rough ground when pushing my daughter's pram so thought it was my shoulder playing up. Also had problems with the muscles in my back and down my side and round my breast, this led to having difficulty with breathing and doing my breath holds as surgery was on left side. Twice I was told maybe I should take pain killers before coming for treatment, each time they were told I'm taking them 3 times a day! Second time I wasn't as polite, each day I'd to explain what was wrong as I'd different people each day, started to feel like a broken record repeating myself. Breathing got that bad I ended up at the drs and attached to an ECG and got the brilliant results that I had an irregular heart beat, which I didn't have before! Dr thought it was stress related, 50 mile round journey and then trying to find a parking space each day, and will return to normal. Finished rads on Friday, shoulder still sore but breathing is returning to normal deliberately haven't done anything except shower and dress. Didn't have any problems during treatment with my breast, it was just a nice pink colour! Have been warned by the oncologist that it will get worse before it gets better and have been told to keep moisturising with the cream they gave me.
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Hiya Sorry to hear you've had to have another planning session. I had my 4th session today after they were put back a week, spent the 3 weeks wait with a sick feeling in my stomach. Seems to be going ok so far. After the awful planning meeting I had things explained when I had my 1st session, came out thinking 'was that it'. Today I'd a review meeting with an oncologist where they find out how your feeling and getting on, discovered I should have been given at my planning meeting a patient's guide booklet giving all the info you need! Came away from the meeting a lot happier. Have also had the prescription for my letrozole tablets organised at my doctors. Oncologist said I can start them now or when my treatment has finished, it was up to me. Think I'll wait until afterwards. Take care xx
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