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do i need to rest after having an excisional biopsy?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Depends: What was excised? How much tissue was removed? Was it under local anesthesia or general? You only need to rest as much or as little as you are comfortable with. A small excisional biopsy of a skin lesion, under local anesthesia would not require any rest.

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