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How do you feel after breast cancer diagnosis? A life-changing diagnosis like breast cancer can dig up a lot of emotions. It’s not uncommon to have depression, anxiety, uncertainty, fear, loneliness, and body image issues, among others. In fact, about 1 in 4 people with any type of cancer may have major or clinical depression and benefit from its treatment.
How do I cope after a mastectomy?
- Finding out what to expect. Talk through your treatment with your surgeon and breast care nurse before your operation.
- Talking to people who have had similar surgery.
- Looking in the mirror.
- Talking to people close to you.
How long do I have to wear surgical bra after mastectomy? Whether you wear a surgical bra after your procedure will likely depend on your surgeon’s preference and the type of surgery you had performed. Some patients will benefit from wearing a compression bra around the clock for the first four to six weeks, but many will be advised not to, Dr. Liu says.