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If I have had a low grade small breast cancer, and had only 2 lymph nodes removed from my arm, can I still have an arm lift?




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drgrossman


Plastic surgeon
New York, NY
United States
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August 3, 2011 6:20 PM

Whoever the plastic surgeon is going to take care of you should have you undergo a scan, which will show how well your lymphatics work.
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samir


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Baltimore, MD
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August 3, 2011 11:18 AM

Some of the lymphatics has been dirupted during the lymph node removal.
Some of the lymphatic drainage system will be disrupted during an arm lift. Lymphedema is a very disabeling (more)
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docblinski


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Miami, FL
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August 3, 2011 5:46 AM

Over the internet with so little info very hard to answer. Best to see a boarded PS in your area. Personally I doubt I would do an arm lift on you, but I can not be sure. (more)
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