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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
It depends: It depends on why the biopsy was being performed. Bone biopsy of the jaw can take weeks to months to feel better. Persistent pain can be sign of infe ... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Does not add up: Your question is not intelligible. You ought to discuss all of your mandible questions with your dentist.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Not on this forum: You have posted your question on HealthTap's free, public, informational forum, where neither medical care nor prescriptions are given. To reach a US ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Bone biopsy: The specimen obtained from or the act of obtaining a specimen from a part of the skeleton, usually to aid with diagnosis as provided with microscopic ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Tim Schrader
25 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
No: No. Typically it requires anesthesia.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Miller
40 years experience in Pathology
Depends on when: If you have a small lump right after the biopsy for some days or a week, that would be normal swelling after the trauma of the biopsy. If you have a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Carl Spivak
27 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
It : It depends where the biopsy is done and what type of anesthesia is used. Anesthesia may range from local anesthetic like lidocaine, conscious sedatio ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Taking a piece out: A biopsy is a small piece taken out for microscopic examination of any particular tissue. Is it a bone biopsy(usually done for a tumor or growth) or i ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Yes: If the cancer is in the bone, a biopsy of the lesion can provide the diagnosis. Not exactly bone biopsy, but bone marrow biopsy can diagnose any cane ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Dunbar
27 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
One : One common area from where bone marrow biopsies are taken from is the iliac crest. The ilium is one of the bones in the pelvis and between the outer a ... Read More

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