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posted by Eve40
03 November 2023


Last reply: 03 November 2023 16:17

Hi,I just had lumpactomy done on Tuesday and yesterday I realized that I have some sort of a rash on my chest till under my bra line. It is not particularly itchy only where the bra's non cotton part touches it. Should I be worried?
Thanks in advance

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commented by Cancer Nurse
03 November 2023

03 November 2023 16:17

Hello Eve40,

Thank you for your post. I am sorry to read that you have a rash following your lumpectomy. It is not unusual to have a rash on the skin around the operation site. We would advise that you call the specialist nurse or your team in the hospital to discuss your concerns about the rash.

If it would help to chat with one of our nurses, don’t hesitate to call us on the Support Line 1 800 200 700, Monday to Friday, 9-5.

Kind Regards,

Cancer Nurse

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