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how long for the prostate to heal after a biopsy

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
20 years experience Pediatric Urology
Depends: Usually after 48 hrs most of the symptoms will be gone. The most common are pain with urination, pain with bowel movements and sometimes bllod in the ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lauren Stegman
26 years experience Radiation Oncology
It Depends: The rate and extent of healing depend on the amount of radiation received, the time since radiation, the size of the wound, other medical problems a p ... Read More
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Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some... Yes: The pace of healing after prostate biopsy widely varies to reflect the degree and kind of biopsy-related tissue injury-though intended-and personal he ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Ng
Dr. Casey Ng answered
16 years experience Urology
bleeding: If you are referring to bleeding, assuming you are not on any blood thinning medications, it could be anywhere up to around 2 weeks.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shadi Qasem
21 years experience Pathology
A few days: It depends on the size of the biopsy. For a standard random colonic biopsy, it would be a few days at the most.
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Individuals differ: Depends on individual factors such as age, obesity, diabetes and general health. On average for open chole 8-10 weeks and Lap chole 4-6 weeks to resu ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leonid Basovich
17 years experience Family Medicine
Strange question: if you chocked after eating peanuts and associated breathing difficulty followed that it is emergency. see doctor ASAP. I m however is not certain if ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Four: To six weeks.
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A 84-year-old female asked:
Dr. Norman Solberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It depends: If the doctor processes the biopsy quickly, the answer can be ready the next day. During surgery, something called a frozen section can be done, and ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Quickly: Depends on size of cyst and tissue dissection, but two weeks would be in the range.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Many centers are: Accelerating biopsy to 'read out' times. Many recognize the problem with "presenteeism" being at the desk or counter, but unable to focus while worryi ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Berns
19 years experience Pathology
It depends on lab: Personally, i strive for a turnaround time of 24 to 48 hours, but complex cases take longer.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Gentle strching: Plain strain of the adductor muscle(the ones to the inner side of your groing)should have subsided with gentle streching, ovc medications and heat app ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Raichle
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
4-6 weeks: This depends very much on other medical issues that might make recovery more difficult, but i would assume, in your case, that you should plan to be o ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very fast : Most have cramping for a day or two and then start feeling much better.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Usually about 2 days: Most simple biopsies, even those with cancer, are usually completed in 2 working days from the date of 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
1-2 Days: There are few things as anxiety-provoking as waiting for a biopsy result to return. If prioritized appropriately, there is no reason why the result sh ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Rapidly mostly: Corneal ulcers detected in a timely manner respond rapidly to treatment with no residual effects. However if the ulcer is in the center of the cornea ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Minutes: Unless you have an allergic reaction to the IV contrast, the warm feeling from the contrast is over in minutes. You will have a band-aid from the iv, ... Read More
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A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience Urology
Varies: Male sure you're doing your kegels to strengthen your muscles. Small leakage can last 3 months or longer.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Months: The small hole in the bone left by a bone marrow biopsy will heal over a period of a few months. However the size and location of the bone defect wil ... Read More
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