A 40-year-old member asked:
how long will i need to recover from an excisional biopsy of the breast?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Barry Rosen answered
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 pain medication and can return to normal activities within one week.
Answered on Oct 5, 2012
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