Is it normal for lumpectomy scars to itch a year after surgery?

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DrAttai (Physician - Surgery - Breast (Verified) ) - 07 / 20 / 2011

While it is not common, some patients do have persistent numbness, itching, or hypersensitivity, even years after surgery and radiation therapy. Usually there is not anything specific causing the sensation, but I would certainly recommend bringing this to the attention of your physician and make sure that you keep up with the recommended imaging studies and exams after surgery.
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