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By Michael Krychman, Susan Kellogg, Sandra Finestone

There are nearly 200,000 new instances of breast melanoma clinically determined within the usa each year. nearly all the girls who endure remedy are laid low with questions of intimacy, sexuality, and private relationships. a hundred Questions & solutions approximately Breast melanoma Sensuality, Sexuality and Intimacy offers authoritative solutions to the most typical questions requested by means of ladies and their companions whilst dealing with intimacy after the trauma of breast melanoma. Written through popular lady sexuality and breast melanoma physicians, this booklet deals encouragement and reassurance to these suffering to bolster and rebuild relationships in the course of and after breast melanoma remedy. it's a useful advisor for an individual facing the actual and emotional repercussions of this sickness.

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Do not spray perfume in the genital area. • Use a soft cloth or your fingers to cleanse the vulva. Wash the vulva with cool to lukewarm water only. If you feel you must use soap, use soap for sensitive skin that is mild and unscented. Pat the area dry gently with a soft towel. Some use a cool hair dryer at a distance from the genital area to help keep the area dry. • Rinse the vulva area completely after urination (possibly with a small spray bottle filled with cool tap water). Urinate often before your bladder is completely full.

How can I decrease my fatigue level?  ​. indb 15 4/16/10 10:27:59 AM 100 Q & A About Breast Cancer Sensuality, Sexuality, and Intimacy 11. Is sexual functioning different for those who have had a mastectomy or lumpectomy? Mastectomy The removal of the breast. Lumpectomy Removal of a small amount of tissue of the breast including the abnormal cancerous cells. Oncoplastic surgery Surgery in which a tumor is removed by either mastectomy or lumpectomy. Immediate reconstruction is performed at the time of surgery.

I am too tired for sex. How can I decrease my fatigue level?  ​. indb 15 4/16/10 10:27:59 AM 100 Q & A About Breast Cancer Sensuality, Sexuality, and Intimacy 11. Is sexual functioning different for those who have had a mastectomy or lumpectomy? Mastectomy The removal of the breast. Lumpectomy Removal of a small amount of tissue of the breast including the abnormal cancerous cells. Oncoplastic surgery Surgery in which a tumor is removed by either mastectomy or lumpectomy. Immediate reconstruction is performed at the time of surgery.

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