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How long does it take to recover from your breast duct excision surgery

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
30 years experience General Surgery
Surgery recovery: If the amount of tissue removed is small, you should be fully recovered in a week or two. Larger surgery means longer recovery. Ask your surgeon about ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Drainage: In most cases a simple incision and drainage can be done in the office. A needle can be used as well. Once the infection resolves, surgery may not be ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Periductal Mastitis: Periductal mastitis is a chronic infection of the nipple ducts that often requires excision of the affected duct and secondary healing. This is associ ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: If benign, margins are irrelevant. Hope this helps.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Prognosis is Stage-b: The prognosis of breast Cancer is dependent on stage of her Cancer at the time of diagnosis. Most breast cancers are stage-1 or 2 and patients do very ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Not much time: Depending on the size, in most cases you should be able to recover within 24 to 48 hours after the procedure.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Less than 1 week.: Surgical removal of a breast lump is an out-patient procedure that can usually be done under twilight anesthesia. Most people don't require narcotic ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy King
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Days: The majority of the initial swelling will diminish over the course of a few days. However, you will still have some residual swelling that could take ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Herbich
39 years experience Dermatology
Months: Swelling always occurs so don't invest in alot of expensive bras after surgery and wait several months to see the final result.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Breast abscess ?: If the diagnosis is a confirmed abscess, simple local anesthesia to "numb" the skin incision, and placing a drain to prevent new collection of abscess ... Read More
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