Hi Had a frustrating day today. I went out in the car and it packed up right in the middle of nowhere, on a small road across moorland, just as it was dusk. I had to wait 3 1/2 hours for the RAC man. I've been finding it hard to cope when things go wrong. But this time I was fine! I've just got back. My husband is now being all sympathetic and concerned and wanting to look after me. I'm lapping it up ... No need to tell him I'm alright really! Really why I'm posting is because I have a question. The skin around the edge of my scar, the cleavage end, has reddened. I'd say the whole reddened area is maybe 2 or 3 inches across and 2 inches high. Every now and again I get a sharp pain there, but not all the time. The pain feels as if it is inside rather than on the surface. I happened to mention it this morning when I called into my GP's surgery to pick up a prescription and they made an appointment for this evening to see one of the doctors. Of course I had to cancel the appointment because I was stuck with my broken down car. So my question is, I have an appointment with the breast care nurse on Thursday morning, so shall I leave it to be checked then, or shall I ask my GP to check it tomorrow? Opinions welcome! I had forgotten about the Look Good workshops. I'll check those out again. Also, there is a charity called Cancer Support UK, who send out free cancer care kits for cancer patients. I sent off for one and it arrived just before Christmas. I had forgotten about it, so it was a lovely surprise. I got a cloth bag, a well being journal, lip salve, a bottle of hand sanitiser, some sleep spray, a puzzle book, a pen, some tissues, an eye mask and some lemon and ginger herbal tea bags. You'll need the name of your surgeon or oncologist. Go and have a look!
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