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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Yes: Biopsy involves incising the skin and removing part of the breast tissue. The procedure does hurt but pain can be controlled and fear of pain should n ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lester Thompson
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Sample removed: Three ways of doing a breast biopsy: direct, ultrasound, or stereotactic guidance. With all of these, the area of the skin is anesthetized, and then a ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Winnie Polen
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Not painful: There are 2 types of breast biopies. One is minimally invasive where the area of interest is sampled by taking a few pieces of it and the other is su ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean Canale
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Depends on type : Most biopsies today should be needle biopsies (i.e. Core biopsies) which can generally be done in the office under local anesthetic usually with image ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Less is Best: A biopsy is performed for definitive diagnosis of a breast abnormality found on exam, mammogram, and/or ultrasound. This can almost-always be perform ... Read More
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Dr. Regina Hampton
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At an office: A core needle biopsy performed by ultrasound or mammogram(stereotactic). It is performed by a surgeon or radiologist using local anesthesia in an off ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
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Bleeding,infection: This will depend on the type of biopsy you are getting. A core needle biopsy has 2 main risks: bleeding and infection .This is dependent on the type ... Read More
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
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D/w your husband: I am afraid i can not answer that question. You should discuss this with your husband and see what is his answer. If you ask him to come perhaps he w ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Patterson
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No one answer that: Except the doc who is doing your biopsy that doc can give u odds based on what the mammogram showed but the final result will be the biopsy which your ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tell Dr.: Let the physician know about your concerns. Education about the process can often allay fears. To diminish anxiety- breath in deeply through nostrils, ... Read More

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