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A 40-year-old member asked:

How long will i need to recover from an excisional biopsy of the breast?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 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.
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Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Quickly: Usually skin healed in two weeks some tenderness for a month or so depends on size of mass, bleeding, size of breast etc.
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A 47-year-old member asked:

How long do I need to recover from excisional biopsy of the breast?

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
A Verified Doctoranswered
Surgical Oncology 19 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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Last updated Mar 2, 2016

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