A 47-year-old member asked:
How long do i need to recover from excisional biopsy of the breast?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Surgical Oncology 20 years experience
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 40-year-old member asked:
How long will I need to recover from an excisional biopsy of the breast?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Barry Rosenanswered
General Surgery 36 years experience
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 pain medication and can return to normal activities within one week.
6.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 5, 2012
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