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do i need to take time off work after a breast biopsy? i’m having an excisional biopsy as an outpatient. should i ask for time off to recover?

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Dr. Eric Brown
31 years experience Breast Surgery
Usually not needed : Usually, an outpatient breast biopsy is not painful. Typically Ibuprofen is enough for pain control. Returning to work the next day is not uncommon.
Answered on Nov 2, 2015
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