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What do you do for a hematoma after a breast biopsy

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Wait few wks.: Haematoma after biopsy will dissolve most of the time.

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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Klein
20 years experience Pathology
Close follow-up: It could certainly be a hematoma following biopsy. This could take several months to completely resolve. It also could be residual or recurrent fibr ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Landa
31 years experience Pathology
unlikely: Most probably , after breast biopsy patient has focal hemorrhage and small area of fat necrosis, as previous site of biopsy. Breast tissue predominant ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
Bleeding disorder?: Have you ever had bleeding problems before? That seems like a very very long time to have bleeding from a biopsy. Speak with your doctor and see if ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The : The breast MRI study allows the radiologist to evaluate the tissue components of the breast and evaluate the blood flow to various portions of the bre ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Dang
13 years experience Radiology
Out of caution: This depends on the pathologic diagnosis of the biopsy. A 6 month follow up study is occasionally recommended when the biopsy result is benign. This i ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not necessarily: A lump in the breast does not necessarily mean cancer. The risk at your age is very low. However, it would be good idea to see a doctor for an examina ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
48 years experience Internal Medicine
To make sure: Only reason for us after biopsy i can think is to make sure that mass is gone.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See her doctor: Advise her to contact the doctor who performed the biopsy.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Please ask your doc: But your doc most likely wanted make sure a scab has started to form and the biopsy area is healing, I do brush biopsies on the cervix so much less b ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Take charge: You must be more persistent. You are your own best medical advocate. Call and insist to be seen if you must - if you're wrong, no problem . If you're ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
When it is prominent: As your hormones fluctuate throughout your period, you may get cystic changes in your breasts, which is normal. If the lump you feel is constant, tha ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
That is : How long it takes the breast center you used to have the radiologist review the exam, generate a report, transmit the report to your doctor, and notif ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Neurofibromatoma: NF is a disease of many manifestations and a wide range of severities - it is typically treated only when a tumor has shown significant growth, pain o ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andres Katz
48 years experience Vascular Surgery
A lymph node removal: The lesion is excised, usually takes 30 minutes and the specimen is sent to pathology for evaluation, usually one week for results.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Surgical specimen: We send them to a Pathologist who runs tests on them to see what type of cells are in the specimen . We then can base our treatment decision on his/h ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
No: Metoidioplasty is a procedure to allow a female-to-male transgender person have a small penis about 4-6 cm long, allowing him to stand to urinate. It ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Saponaro
Specializes in Radiology
Monthly: A breast self exam is very important part of screening for detecting breast cancer. Learn more: http://www.Webmd.Com/breast-cancer/guide/breast-self ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Cart before horse.: Need to go to your regular doc first then determine whether or not biopsies and blood tests are needed.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
No good blood tests : There are very few blood tests for detecting cancer. So drs have to examine you with their hands and oftenuse x-ray tests to see inside the body. Bloo ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guillermo Martinez-torres
32 years experience Pathology
1 to 2 days: A biopsy is usually processed and reported in 24 to 48 hours. The things that could delay that is if the biopsy goes to a lab in another state for pr ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Surgery: Is the safest course. These nodules are usually benign growths called papillomas. However, only by removing the nodule and examination by a pathologis ... Read More
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